Jodie Comer: The Last Duel holds a mirror to society

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Jodie Comer believes that ‘The Last Duel’ “holds a mirror up to society”. The 28-year-old actress stars in Sir Ridley Scott’s historical drama film as Marguerite de Carrouges, a French noblewoman who is raped by her husband’s friend in the late 1300s. The accused knight Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver) denies the crime so Marguerite’s husband Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) challenges him to a duel to the death to determine whether he is guilty or not. It is the last duel to be legally sanctioned in France and Marguerite will be burned at the stake as punishment for her false allegation if her hus…

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