Joseph Bologne; Chevalier; Black Composer; Movie
Searchlight Pictures has released the first trailer for its upcoming feature, Chevalier.
Kelvin Harrison Jr. stars as Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the illegitimate son of a Caribbean Creole slave woman and a French plantation owner. A brilliant violinist-composer and fencer, he rises to fame in French society because of his unparalleled musical genius. Following the demise of an ill-fated love affair, facing the complexities of his racial identity, and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) and her court, Bologne reaches a crossroads and comes to the conclusion that a change is needed.
By Rashad Grove