Jeanne du Barry Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Jeanne du Barry

May 16, 2023
1hr 53min
Status: released

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Jeanne du Barry Movie Details:

Country France
United Kingdom
Language French
Release Date16 May 2023 (Cannes)
16 May 2023 (France)
19 April 2024 (United Kingdom and Ireland)
2 May 2024 (North America)
Running Time1hr 53min
StarringJohnny Depp
Louis Garrel
Pierre Richard
Noémie Lvovsky
Directed by Maïwenn
Written byMaïwenn
Teddy Lussi-Modeste
Nicolas Livecchi
Produced byMaïwenn
Pascal Caucheteux
Gregoire Sorlat
Cinematography by Laurent Dailland
Edited by Laure Gardette
Music byStephen Warbeck
Production CompaniesWhy Not Productions
IN.2 Film
Red Sea Film Foundation
Distributed byLe Pacte (France)

Jeanne du Barry Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Maïwenn as Jeanne du Barry, a commoner who becomes the mistress and favourite of King Louis XV.
    • Emma Kaboré Dufour and Loli Bahia respectively portray Jeanne as a child and a teenager at the start of the film.
  • Johnny Depp as Louis XV, the King of France. This marks American actor Johnny Depp’s first time acting in French.
  • Benjamin Lavernhe as Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, the King’s premier valet de la chambre and a close confidant of Jeanne’s.
  • Pierre Richard as Louis François Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, 3rd Duke of Richelieu, a high ranking member of the French court who introduces the King to Jeanne.
  • Melvil Poupaud as Count Guillaume du Barry, Jeanne’s partner and later husband.
  • Pascal Greggory as Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duc d’Aiguillon, the Duke of Richelieu’s nephew.
  • India Hair as Adélaïde de France, the King’s eldest surviving legitimate daughter and his fourth overall, who dislikes Jeanne intensely.
  • Suzanne de Baecque as Victoire de France, the King’s fifth legitimate daughter, who follows her elder sister’s lead.
  • Capucine Valmary as Louise de France, the King’s seventh legitimate daughter, to whom he feels especially close.
  • Diego Le Fur as the King’s grandson and heir to the throne, later to become Louis XVI. In the film, he is only referred to as the Dauphin (the royal heir). Unlike his aunts and his wife, he respects Jeanne.
  • Pauline Pollmann as Marie Antoinette, the future Queen of France who declares herself Jeanne’s rival after arriving from Austria to marry the future Louis XVI.
  • Micha Lescot as Florimond Claude, Comte de Mercy-Argenteau, Austria’s ambassador to France, who tries to ease the tensions caused by Marie Antoinette’s dislike of Jeanne.
  • Noémie Lvovsky as Countess Anne de Noailles, a lady-in-waiting with an intense dislike for Jeanne.
  • Marianne Basler as Anne Bécu, Jeanne’s mother.
  • Erika Sainte portrays a younger version of the character at the start of the film.
  • Laura Le Velly as Sophie de France, the King’s sixth legitimate daughter.
  • Robin Renucci as Roch-Claude Billard-Dumouceaux (written Dumousseaux in the film), a wealthy merchant for whom Jeanne’s mother worked as a maid and who helped give Jeanne her education.
  • Patrick d’Assumçao as Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, a political rival to the Duke of Richelieu and his nephew, who thus holds an intense dislike for Jeanne.
  • Ibrahim Yaffa and Djibril Djimo as Zamor, respectively as a child and a teenager, an Indian slave gifted to Jeanne by the King as a young boy, who Jeanne raises and educates.
  • Teddy Lussi-Modeste as Germain Pichault de La Martinière, the King’s surgeon.
  • Éric Denize as Anne-Charles Lorry, one of the King’s doctors.
  • Raphaël Quenard as the Grand Chamberlain of France.
  • Grégoire Oestermann as Abbot Louis-Nicolas Maudoux, the King’s confessor.
  • Coralie Russier as Béatrix de Choiseul-Stainville, the Duke of Choiseul’s sister.
  • Aurélie Vérillon as Adélaïde Labille-Guiard.
  • Luna Carpiaux and Marie Bokillon as Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, respectively as a teenager and an adult.
  • Stanislas Stanic as the narrator.


Jeanne, a young working-class woman hungry for culture and pleasure, uses her intelligence and allure to climb the rungs of the social ladder one by one. She becomes the favourite of King Louis XV who, unaware of her status as courtesan, regains through her his appetite for life. They fall madly in love and, against all propriety and etiquette, Jeanne moves to Versailles, where her arrival scandalizes the court.

Jeanne du Barry Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget$22.4 million
Worldwide Collection$13.8 million

About Jeanne du Barry Movie:

Jeanne du Barry is a French historical drama film written, directed, and produced by Maïwenn and starring herself and Johnny Depp in the leading roles. It also stars Pierre Richard, Benjamin Lavernhe, Noémie Lvovsky, Pascal Greggory, Melvil Poupaud, and India Hair.

Jeanne du Barry is a co-production between France, Belgium and the United Kingdom. It was produced by Why Not Productions and Depp’s IN.2 Film, a European sister company to his L.A.-based Infinitum Nihil and is distributed by Le Pacte. With its budget of $22.4 million, Jeanne du Barry was one of the most expensive French films of 2023, one of only three French films with a budget over 10 million euros.

The film had its world premiere as the opening film at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival on 16 May 2023 and was released theatrically in France on the same day by Le Pacte, 15 months in advance of its scheduled streaming release on Netflix in France.