Marie Antoinette

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Marie Antoinette

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Marie Antoinette

Release Date: August 26, 1938

Year    :   1938
Slogan    :   «A Queen... but, first of all... a woman in love!»
Genres    :   Drama, History, Romance
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director    :   W.S. Van Dyke, Julien Duvivier
Producers    :   Irving Thalberg, Hunt Stromberg, Frank Messenger
Writers    :   Stefan Zweig, Donald Ogden Stewart, Claudine West, Ernest Vajda
RunTime    :   149 mins.

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ascends the French throne, his queen's extravagant lifestyle earns the hatred of the French people, who despise her Austrian heritage.




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