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Louis XVI, the Man Who Didn't Want to Be King (2011)

Louis XVI, l'homme qui ne voulait pas être roi (original title)
The dramatic events around the French king Louis XVI and the French crises in the late 1700's with no will to pay taxes, which led Louis XVI into an impossible situation as a king.

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Vinciane Millereau ...
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Gabriel Dufay ...
Raphaëlle Agogué ...
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Yann Babilée ...
Calonne
Matthieu Rozé ...
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Roger Miremont ...
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Maryam Muradian ...
Baronne d'Oberville
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Jean-Claude Drouot ...
Malesherbes
Marina Tomé ...
Isabelle Candelier ...
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Romain Sandère ...
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The dramatic events around the French king Louis XVI and the French crises in the late 1700's with no will to pay taxes, which led Louis XVI into an impossible situation as a king.

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delicate homage
3 April 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a king and his period. portrait of a world and sketch of a man who must be king. a delicate homage to Louis XVI. and beautiful manner to present, in a form of docudrama, the reign of a special French character. I confess - Louis XVI was one of my childhood heroes and this film is occasion to discover a warm gentle trip in heart of his time, full of care and respect, in few moments childish, in another - touching, good exercise to present not only atmosphere but landscape of soul of a man and his deep solitude across years, his good intentions as Spanish castles and his fall as helplessness in middle of French court for who he is a puppet or a prisoner, an instrument or a shadow. a beautiful film. great for its measure and subtle script.a lesson of history. or, only, portrait of a victim with air of character from old Greek tragedy.


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