Searchlight Pictures’ universally acclaimed Chevalier will be available from all major digital retailers including Prime Video, Apple TV, Vudu and Movies Anywhere on June 16. The film will also be coming to Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ in Canada on Friday, June 16, 2023
A riveting exploration of the life and work of composer Joseph Bologne, this extraordinary film has been described as “a visually captivating take on a musical genius” (Robert Daniels, Roger Ebert.com), “a wildly entertaining ride” (Manuel Betancourt, AV Club) and “captivating, moving, and poignant” (Mae Abdulbaki, Screen Rant).
It is Certified-Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™ and fans can discover the untold story of Bologne with the exclusive behind-the-scenes “Chevalier: Note By Note” bonus content.
Inspired by 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) and her court.
Cast for the film includes Minnie Driver, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Samara Weaving, Alex Fitzalan, and Lucy Boynton.
Stephen Williams (Watchmen) is directing from an original script by Stefani Robinson (Atlanta). Producers are Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe at Element Pictures; Stefani Robinson; and Dianne McGunigle. At Searchlight, overseeing are Director of Production Zahra Phillips and Creative Executive Cornelia Burleigh.
You can watch a trailer for the film below: