Film Recommendation – Queen Margot

 

Plot: 

Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.

– IMDB

3 words to describe this film: historical, tragedy, beautiful

My thoughts: I picked up this movie because it was a recommendation for films similar to Game of Thrones on a blog that I was reading. But, this is a whole different piece than Game of Thrones. It does have the same concept of revenge and plots of murders to gain power, but this film presents this content, in my opinion, through a Shakespearean way. Poetic. Not only does the plot and beautiful characters reel you in, but I was glued to the screen because of the costumes – absolutely stunning!

Overall Rating: 8/10

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