The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

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Released 25-Sep-2002
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Jeanne de la Motte-Valois knows what she wants. She also knows how to get it by conniving, deceiving and betraying. And by doing it so scandalously that it helps send Queen Marie Antoinette to the guillotine.

Wealth and desire. Politics and corruption. Celebrity and sexuality. Jeanne combines them all in a scheme to acquire a diamond necklace that will enable her to buy back the royal status taken from her.

Boys Don't Cry Academy Award winner Hilary Swank (as Jeanne), Jonathan Pryce, Christopher Walken and others form the witty and wicked gallery of characters torn from history's pages yet embellished with modern imagination. And Charles Shyer directs this fact-based Affair whose eye-filling opulence includes filming at the spectacular Palace of Versailles.

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Starring
Hilary Swank
Jonathan Pryce
Simon Baker
Adrien Brody
Brian Cox
Joely Richardson
Christopher Walken
Directed by
Charles Shyer
Music
David Newman
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding RSDL
(62:58)
Drama 2001 112:48 576i (PAL) 2 4
Video
Widescreen 2.35:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), Italian Dolby Digital 5.1 (384Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 surround-encoded (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French, Italian, English for the Hearing Impaired, Italian for the Hearing Impaired
Extras
Main Menu Audio, Listing-Cast & Crew, Audio Commentary-Charles Shyer (Director), Featurette-Behind The Scenes-15:04, Featurette-Designing Affair, Deleted Scenes-5 +/- commentary, Outtakes-4:16, Theatrical Trailer-1:23
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