The South Bay Film Society and The Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation announce a very special matinee screening of Farewell My Queen, Saturday October 27, 2:00 p.m., at the Armstrong Theater (located at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance).
Tickets are $9. To buy tickets, go to: www.southbayfilmsociety.com/event/farewell-my-queen/
Farewell, My Queen brilliantly captures the passions, debauchery, occasional glimpses of nobility and ultimately the chaos that engulfed the court of Marie Antoinette in the final days before the full-scale outbreak of the Revolution.
"Matching the strength of these actresses and their personal drama is the film's masterful sense of time and place - the way it makes us feel that this was how it was during four pivotal days in July 1789 as the wheels came off the French monarchy." (Kenneth Turan, L.A. Times)
"Benoît Jacquot's tense, absorbing, pleasurably original look at three days in the life and lies of a doomed monarch ..." (Manohla Dargis, N.Y. Times)