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Official Trailer for Albert Serra's 'The Death of Louis Xiv' from Cannes

"Your majesty appears to be most discomfited." An official Us trailer has arrived for a French film titled The Death of Louis Xiv, or La mort de Louis Xiv, made by filmmaker Albert Serra. The film had its big world premiere at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival last summer. As historically accurate as they could possibly get, the film tells the story of the French monarch, played by actor Jean-Pierre Léaud. After returning from a hunting expedition in 1715, King Louis Xiv felt a sharp pain in his leg. He begins to die of gangrene, surrounded by loyal followers. Described as "a wry neoclassical chamber drama, a work of pure magic". The cast includes Patrick d'Assumçao, Marc Susini, Bernard Belin, Irène Silvagni, and Vicenç Altaió. Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for Albert Serra's The Death of Louis Xiv, direct from Vimeo: Versailles, August 1715. Back from hunting, Louis Xiv (a magisterially bewigged

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