A Little Chaos is a 2014 British period drama film directed by the late Alan Rickman. The story was conceived by Allison Deegan and she co-wrote the screenplay along with Alan Rickman and Jeremy Brock. An unconventional, female gardener is appointed on behalf of Louis XIV to landscape part of the gardens of Versailles; however, the project develops into much more than the garden.
The film stars Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Steven Waddington, Jennifer Ehle and Rupert Penry-Jones. The film was financed by the Lionsgate UK and produced by BBC Films.
It is the second film directed by Rickman, after his 1997 directorial debut The Winter Guest. It is the second collaboration of Rickman and Winslet after their 1995 film Sense and Sensibility. Production took place in London in mid 2013. The film had its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.