Sissi is slowly adapting to life as empress of Austria but finds it hard to live with her mother-in-law. The arch-duchess Sophie is a genuine busybody who constantly interferes with how the emperor rules the empire and how Sissi brings up her first-born daughter. Written by
Did You Know?
Sissi's first daughter died when she was two years old. She got typhoid when they visitted Budapest. The film doesn't mention this fact. In addition, Sissi and Joseph were crowned only in 1867 as the Queen and King of Hungary. See more
When Sissi and Franz Joseph waltz in the beginning of the ball Sissi has organized for the Hungarian exiles, the song played is the Kaiser-Walzer. However, Strauss didn't write this Waltz until 1889, while this ball is at least before 1867, the year in which Franz Joseph became the King of Hungaria. See more
[after Emperor Franz Joseph makes a misstep on a mountain trying to pick Edelweis for Sissi, and almost falls to his death
Is he still up there?
For the time being!