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Lady J (French: Mademoiselle de Joncquières) is a 2018 French period drama film directed by Emmanuel Mouret and inspired by a story in Denis Diderot's novel Jacques the Fatalist.[2] The film stars Cécile de France as Madame de la Pommeraye, a woman who is spurned by her lover, the Marquis des Arcis (Édouard Baer), and enacts a complex revenge plot with the help of the titular Mademoiselle de Joncquières (Alice Isaaz).[2]

Lady J
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Mademoiselle de Joncquières
Directed byEmmanuel Mouret
Produced byFrédéric Niedermayer
Written byEmmanuel Mouret
StarringCécile de France
Édouard Baer
Alice Isaaz
CinematographyLaurent Desmet
Edited byMartial Salomon
Production
company
Moby Dick Films
Distributed byPyramide Distribution
Release date
  • 7 September 2018 (2018-09-07) (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • 12 September 2018 (2018-09-12)
Running time
109 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Box office$4.1 million[1]

The film opened in French theaters in September 2018. It also screened at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, as part of the Platform program.[3]

Netflix obtained rights to stream the film in the US and internationally.

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  1. ^ "Mademoiselle de Joncquières". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Indie Sales boards Emmanuel Mouret’s costume drama ‘Mademoiselle de Joncquières’". Screen Daily, January 16, 2018.
  3. ^ "TIFF 2018: Nicole Kidman, Elisabeth Moss films to compete for Platform Prize". Now, August 8, 2018.

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