Margot Queen Essay

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The Margot Queen a report written by: Rebecca Aden The opinions expressed in this returned tale are only those of the author. The contents neither were re-examined nor apprové by the University of Augustana. No part of this report can be copied, reproduced gold distributed without the explicit assent of Professor Scott Fish.THE DATE OF FILM: 1994 REALISATEUR/LA REALISATRICE: Patrice Chereau THE DATE OF EC REPORT: 11/18/97 To consult the English version of this report.To return to the list of films.Words on the Margot Queen.The Margot Queen is the history, of course, of the princess Margot, her mother Catherine de Médicis, her husband Henri de Navarre, and her brothers. It occurs during the wars between the catholics and the Protestants. The family of Médicis was catholic, however, Charles IX, king de France and the brother of Margot, had a good friend who was Protestant. This friend used the capacity of Charles for his benefit. **time-out** Catherine, which have be the person which have handle Charles, have force Margot to marry Henri of Navarre, a Protestant, to keep with peace in France.I think that this film does not show only well the history of these times, but also emotions and reports/ratios. One sees the hatred between the Protestants and the catholics which leads to very alive and bloody. However the words of the Protestant and the plans of the assassins were all the two complexes. One engaged the men to kill them, there were covered books of arsenic, and the make-up mixed with the poison. **time-out** however, it be ironic to note how the emotion which be base on the religion be very high, while the faith and the respect of religion be very low. In the first scene, Margot walked to the church with his mother after the marriage, one moment normally very worthy, but they preferred speech of the wedding night and men whom she liked. Then, one would fight for the religion, but only if it were not necessary to practise it.One sees very well how Charles IX was not strong and as it became insane. It was very easy for the people to handle it. His/her protesting friend was used for himself of Charles in his stratagem to gain of being able, however Charles thus thought of this friend like ³un père.² Souvent, Charles found a new friend and would stick to him. When Henri saved the life of Charles, Charles appellé the only person in whom it could have confidence. Also, this film draws...

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