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- Loan Terms:
Taking Of Power By Louis XIV, The
The Criterion Collection, 2009
- Taking Of Power By Louis XIV, The
- Alternate Title:
- The Rise Of Louis XIV; Le Prise De Pouvoir Par Louis XIV; The Rise To Power Of Louis XIV
- Rossellini, Roberto
- Production Co:
- DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.   1 videodisc of 1.
Feature.   94 minutes.   color.
fullscreen.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.
- The Criterion Collection, 2009
- Italian with optional English subtitles
- Biography, Drama - Historical
- A portrait of France’s “Sun King”, Louis XIV, during the early years of his reign. The death of chief minister Cardinal Mazarin in 1661, the construction of the Palace of Versailles, the extravagant meals of the royal court and other events, both singular and everyday, are recounted with a careful attention to emotional and historical detail. Supplemental materials: essay booklet; multimedia essay “Taking Power” by Tag Gallagher; video interview with crew members. Original language title: LE PRISE DE POUVOIR PAR LOUIS XIV.
- Link to:
- FII catalog | AFI catalog