Jeanne Du Barry

2023, France, 110 minutes, feature, biography

Director: Maïwenn
Script: Maïwenn, Teddy Lussi-Modeste, Nicolas Livecchi
Cinematography: Laurent Dailland
Cast: Johnny Depp, Maïwenn, Benjamin Lavernhe, Pierre Richard, Melvil Poupaud, Pascal Greggory
Producer: Julia Kim-von Den Driesch, Nellee Holmes, Svetlana Migunova-Dali

Jeanne du Barry opened the Cannes Festival triumphantly   in 2023.Director Maïwenn pays tribute to the legendary fate of the famous Jeanne du Barry, a courtesan and favourite of the King Louis XV.
Filmed on film and amidst the splendour of the Palace of Versailles, the film follows Jeanne’s incredible journey from a girl of humble origin to a favourite of the king, but quickly falls out of favour in the years following Louis XV’s death.


Maïwenn is a French director, screenwriter and actress born on April 17, 1976. From an early age, Maïwenn acts in films. At a later stage he started working as a director, screenwriter and stand-up comedian. Her 2011 film “Polisse” won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.


2023 – Jeanne du Barry
2020 – DNA
2015 – Mon Roi
2011 – Polisse
2009 – All about Actresses
2006 – Pardonnez-moi
2004 – I’m an actrice