Ace actor Alan Rickman, who is in his second directorial venture after The Winter Guest (1997), chooses this historical drama involving a promising landscape designer who is employed to construct King Louis XIV’s garden at The Palace of Versailles.
Madame Sabine De Barra (Winslet) who is very unconventional in her design sense finds herself in a conflict with the chief architect of the court Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts). As she works to give shape to her imagination she gets herself drawn toward a romantic corner with renowned landscape architect Le Notre.
Starring: Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory
Screenplay: Alison Deegan, Alan Rickman, Jeremy Brock
Directed by: Alan Rickman