Ackland Film Forum: Ridicule

  • Hanes Art Center 121 E Cameron Ave Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States

Ridicule (Patrice Leconte, 1996)
Set at the decadent court of Versailles, where social status rose and fell based on one’s ability to mete out witty insults and avoid embarrassment, Ridicule looks at the decadence, corruption, and callousness of French aristocrats of the eighteenth century.