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Taking Of Power By Louis XIV, The

The Criterion Collection, 2009

Title:
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
Director:
Rossellini, Roberto
Production Co:
ORTF
Description:
DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.   1 videodisc of 1.
Feature.   94 minutes.   color.   fullscreen.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.  
Country:
France
Year:
1966
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2009
Language:
Italian with optional English subtitles
Genre:
Biography, Drama - Historical
Notes:
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