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191 Ratings


Directed by Patrice Leconte
France, 1996
Comedy, Drama, Romance


To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.

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Ridicule Directed by Patrice Leconte

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1996 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film

BAFTA Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Film not in the English Language

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