PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
26 May 2006 | consuelo-holtzer
9 | Marie-Antoinette at the Court of Versaille at age 14 through to age 30. Her progression from eagerness, disappointment, compensation and the end, which we all know.
A hauntingly beautiful film about how deep disappointment finds an outlet in "creative" frivolity. The ...
Princesse de Lamballe:
Can't you do something?
Marie-Antoinette: I'm not going to acknowledge it.
When Marie Antoinette is first presented to the French royal family, Aunt Victoire is holding a pekingese. This breed was unknown in Europe until a hundred years later when British forces successfully invaded China in the Second Opium War and five pekingese belonging to the Chinese Emperor's aunt, who had committed suicide as the British troops advanced on the Forbidden City while the rest of the Imperial family fled, were brought back to Britain, where one was presented to Queen Victoria, who named it Looty.
English, Latin, French
£283,883 (UK) (20 October 2006)
$15,962,471 (USA) (1 December 2006)
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