A LITTLE CHAOS is an upcoming period drama film directed by Alan Rickman (Harry Potter’s Severus Snape) and written by Allison Deegan, which had its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival as the closing night film. It marks Rickman second directorial effort since 1997’s debut feature The Winter Guest. The film stars Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Jennifer Ehle, Steven Waddington, Pauline Mora, and Rickman.
The plot following Sabine (Winslet), a strong-willed and talented landscape designer who is chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV’s new palace at Versailles. In her new position of power, she challenges gender and class barriers while also becoming professionally and romantically entangled with the court’s renowned landscape artist André Le Notre (Schoenaerts).