Saturday, Nov 24, 2-4 PM

French Connections Film Series: The Royal Exchange (L’Echange des Princesses)

New Orleans Museum of Art
Getting there
1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA

Travel through time to 18th-century France with films exploring life among the aristocracy. This series, presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Orleans Collection, takes place Saturday afternoons in November and December. Saturday, November 3, 2 pm: A Little Chaos (Rated R, 2015) Saturday, November 17, 2 pm: The Death of Louis XIV (La mort de Louis XIV) (Not rated, 2017) Saturday, November 24, 2 pm: The Royal Exchange ((L’Echange des Princesses) (Not rated, 2017) Saturday, December 1, 2 pm: Dangerous Liaisons (Rated R, 1988) ABOUT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE (L’ECHANGE  DES PRINCESSES) In 1721, French Regent Philippe II, Duc d’Orléans proposes a marriage between the respective heirs to the French and Spanish Crowns: eleven-year-old Louis XV and four-year-old Maria Anna Victoria. The Regent also offers to marry his own daughter to the heir apparent to the Spanish throne. French with English subtitles. (Not rated | 2017 | 1 hour, 40 minutes) Watch the trailer: