Tue, 20 Jun|
Festival of the Sun King: Le Roi Danse film screening
The fifth out of six events, Sands Film Studios shows Le Roi Danse about the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer. Please note, tickets available via link in detailed de
Time & Location
20 Jun 2023, 20:00 – 23:00
London, Sands Films Ltd, 119 Rotherhithe St, London SE16 4NF, UK
About The Event
Event 5/6 of the Festival of the Sun king: Le Roi Danse film screening
Making an intellectual contrast with Tous Les Matins Du Monde, this lavish production takes the period melodrama to the verge of soap opera, while retaining its rarified refinement.
Gerard Corbiau makes atmospheric use of real locations, authentic costumes and a glorious score, and the masques devised by Lully (Terral) and Moliere (Karyo) are slyly staged with a panache that not only evokes their original majesty, but also their purpose - to disguise deficiency in substance with lashings of style.
This festival is made possible by a generous grant by the Continuo Foundation.
This event is available to attend in person and to watch live online.