Film : CineClub

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

Stefan Zweig Season

Thursday 5 October 2017, 7.00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum London

Each month in 2017 the ACF’s Cineclub screens a film based on and inspired by the works of Austrian author Stefan Zweig to celebrate the release of the film Farewell to Europe which is based on his life in exile.  

From ballroom to boudoir to guillotine, the film Marie Antoinette is regal romantic adventure. Based on the 1933 biography by Stefan Zweig the film released in 1938 is a historical drama focusing on the Austrian princess Marie Antoinette, played by Norma Shearer, who became the Queen of France.

Germany, 1938, 149 mins, English directed by W.S. Van Dyke