Chevalier (2022)

Director: Stephen Williams

Writer(s): Stefani Robinson

Starring: Samara Weaving, Lucy Boynton, Marton Csokas, Minnie Driver, Alec Newman, Sian Clifford, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Alex Fitzalan, Ronke Adekoluejo, Jim High, Jessica Boone, Ben Bradshaw, Martin Matejcik, Sam Barlien, Fatou Sohna

Synopsis: Based on the incredible true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne (Kelvin Harrison Jr. in a tour de force performance) rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) herself and her court.

Release Date: April 7, 2023 (USA) | Length: 107 min | Genre: Biography, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic content, some strong language, suggestive material and violence. | Note(s): Premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 2022. Above is the US theatrical release date. Zahra Phillips and Stefani Robinson are producers on this project. Missing trailer. Above is a Q&A with the cast at TIFF.