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Versailles: The Dream of a King (2008)

Versailles, le rêve d'un roi (original title)
Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved woman and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles.

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Jérôme Pouly ...
Antoine Coesens ...
Nicolas Jouhet ...
Germain Wagner ...
Le Brun
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Caroline Bourg ...
Florence Huige ...
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Florent Bigot de Nesles ...
Eric Franquelin ...
Laurent Vernick ...
Thierry Garet ...
Stéphane Roux ...
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Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved woman and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles.

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