The taking of power by louis xiv tv movie 1966 imdb. Rossellini, in obedience to the rules of italian realism, looked for someone who looked like louis xiv as he conceived him to be. In the death of louis xiv, writerdirector albert serra shows us that monumental events can be conveyed through the smallest of details. The death of louis xiv letterboxd your life in film. Aug 20, 2016 louis xvi, countdown to revolution the symbol of frances glory, versailles is probably the most splendid royal palace in europe. The rise of louis xiv 1966 cast and crew moviefone. The symbol of frances glory, versailles is arguably the most splendid royal palace in europe and is seen as one of the wonders of the world. A series of exquisitely composed images, each one lit like an old master painting with the soft glow of candlelight, present us the last days in the life of one of the most powerful monarchs in modern history, louis xiv, the man who was known as the sun king. The rise of louis xiv times favorite theater button. In the power vacuum, the young louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule.
Albert serras the death of louis xiv opens march 31 at the film. Louis xiv was not judged by his contemporaries to be much of anything while mazarin was alive. For many years the rise of louis xiv by roberto rossellini 1966 has been a staple for use in courses covering seventeenthcentury france. To achieve this political autonomy, louis deals with his mother and the court nobles, all of whom assumed that mazarins death would give them all more power. The reign of frances louis xiv 16381715, known as the sun king, lasted for 72 years, longer than that of any other known european sovereign. After the death of cardinal mazarin, young king louis xiv decides to assert his. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing the rise of louis xiv near you. For some filmmakers, italian neorealism meant going into the street and filming stories of contemporary life. See it if you have the opportunity even with a cast full of amateurs. New, restored digital transfer taking power, a multimedia essay by tag gallagher, author of the adventures of roberto rossellini the last utopia, a documentary about rossellini s late career. The death of louis xiv even culminates in one of the alltimegreat gallowshumor punc. The film revolves around the french king louis xiv s rise to power after the death of his powerful advisor, cardinal mazarin.
The films of roberto rossellini traces the career of one of the most influential italian filmmakers through close analysis of the seven films that mark important turning points in his evolution. The rise of louis xiv has been ranked 724 times, wins 45. The taking of power by louis xiv dares to place a largerthanlife figure at the. A full biography of the most renowned and opulent king of france, louis xiv. Although louis xivs body is buried in saintdenis basilica, his entrails were transported to notre dame cathedral and his heart placed in the church of saintlouis des jesuites currently the church of saintlouissaintpaul. With jeanmarie patte, raymond jourdan, cesar silvagni, katharina renn. The films of roberto rossellini cambridge film classics. The rise of louis xiv was one of several innovative films made for french television by the italian. To achieve this political autonomy, louis deals with his mother and the court nobles. Watch the rise and fall of versailles season 1 episode 1.
The taking of power by louis xiv the criterion collection. After going for a walk, louis xiv feels a pain in his leg. Aristocrats obsessed with the kings latest style of coat while competing for his favor were not going to wage petty. A monarchs devotion to duty and service endures until the last breath in the death of louis xiv, a painstakingly realised portrait of the agonising final days of the sun king. In this film rossellini turns for the first time to what was to become the. The dvd for the film is available from the criterion collection. Filmmaking legend roberto rossellini brings his passion for realism and unerring eye for the everyday to this portrait of the early years of the reign of frances sun king, and in. The rise of louis xiv is a film directed by roberto rossellini with jeanmarie patte, raymond jourdan, jean baptiste colbert, silvagni, year. If you are reading this you know that rossellini was one of the genuine grand masters of cinema.
Back from hunting, louis xivmagisterially interpreted by new wave icon and honorary palme dor recipient jeanpierre leaudfeels pain in his leg. From 1643 to 1792 it was the stage on which the most glorious. Jeanmarie patte stars as the flamboyant louis xiv, the sun king of. Regarder et telecharger les meilleur films et videos. This film adaption of a broadway play is based on the historical events surrounding the founding of the church of england. The kingdom of takicardie quakes under the rule of the tyrannical king charles vetiiifontviiietviiifont xiv, whose favourite pastime is shooting birds. This is the start of the slow agony of the greatest king of france, surrounded by his relatives and doctors. The ceremony of the levee, or kings rising, follows, the king mumbles through his. Louis xii inherited the throne in 1624 and appointed richelieu as his minister he forbade protestant cities to have walls ordered nobles to take down castles began to. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. The rise of louis xiv times movie tickets fandango. Rent the taking of power by louis xiv 1966 on dvd and bluray. The death of louis xiv trailer new release youtube.
When chief minister cardinal mazarin silvagni perishes, young louis begins his ascent to power. A royal hunt, complete with dogs and deer is striking. The taking of power by louis xiv the rise of louis xiv. This film shows how with brains and style, he consolidated power by subtly weakening the nobility of france with circuses and bread. The use of unfamiliar actors in the major roles adds to the films realism.
A complete guide to all the new original series and films. The taking of power by louis xiv 1966 is a french tv movie thats also called the rise of louis xiv. Mazarins fiscal advisor, colbert, warns against fouquet, the. The taking of power by louis xiv tv movie 1966 the taking of.
This film was made for french television in the 1960s and was to be accompanied by pierre gouberts louis xiv and twenty million frenchmen, a book that is still available. The rise of louis xiv 1966 roberto rossellini, jeanmarie. Although he was crowned in 1654, he did not truly come into his own as king until after the death of cardinal mazarin in 1661. Its as if a documentary cameraman was let loose in the royal court of the 17th century sun king, here played by jeanmarie patte. Costumes, persons, storyline, places, decorations everything is real and there is no fiction at all. Mar 29, 2017 in the death of louis xiv, writerdirector albert serra shows us that monumental events can be conveyed through the smallest of details. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of the rise of louis xiv with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at. The taking of power by louis xiv also called the rise of louis xiv, is a french television film by italian film director roberto rossellini. You may exchange or request a refund for your entire order, less the convenience fee, through fandango up until the posted showtime. The film had its world premiere at the 2016 cannes film festival on 19 may 2016. The taking of power by louis xiv dares to place a largerthanlife figure at the level of mere mortal. Dubbed the sun king by his admiring court, louis conquered half of europe, conducted dozens of. The film opens with the sickness and death of the powerful and virtually regal cardinal mazarin and.
The death of chief minister cardinal mazarin, the construction of the palace at versailles and the extravagant meals of the royal court are recounted with meticulous detail by roberto rossellini. In the case of louis xiv jeanpierre leaud, it was the opposite. Majestic royal funerals were subject to ceremonial which was regulated like clockwork. Filmmaking legend roberto rossellini brings his passion for realism and unerring eye for the everyday to this portrait of the early years of the reign of frances sun king, and in the process reinvents the costume drama. For me it is also very interesting to see how actors try to play louis xiv as it is a very difficult role to play. The life and loves of frances most famous king, louis xiv. Bill beik emory university emeritus for many years the rise of louis xiv by roberto rossellini 1966 has been a staple for use in courses covering seventeenthcentury france. In an odd aside louis entrusts one critical task to a soldier named dartagnan, apparently a reference in this otherwise austere film to alexandre dumas the three musketeers the final of the three novels in the series is set during louis xiv s rise to power. The grandeur of louis xiv on film fiction and film for scholars of. Louis xivversailles in fiction fictional books that portray king louis xiv and other rulers of france at versailles. The ultimate news source for music, celebrity, entertainment, movies, and current events on the web. The taking of power by louis xiv 1966 your life in film. Louis xiv is a great king and that must be seen in his every move, in his every sentence. The taking of power by louis xiv online 1966 movie yidio.
From 1643 to 1792 it was the stage on which the most glorious period of the french monarchy played out, until the darkest days, at the fall of the bourbon dynasty. The most exciting fact is that roberto rossellin famous italian director tryed to recreate 17th century and the court of louis xiv as accurate as possible. 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 women. The grandeur of louis xiv on film fiction and film for. Joels rating of the film the taking of power by louis xiv. Documentary documentary films that contain only documentary information historical films which tried to recreate the century of louis xiv exactly as it was. Here you can see the list of films divided into several categories. Jun 20, 2016 as minimalist as serras films can be, they are rarely boring, and often given to wry wit. No director i ever met impressed me more than roberto rossellini. It always struck me as a rather tedious effort to capture the style of the sun kings regime at versailles, and the film or vhs copy was very poor quality. The film had its world premiere at the 2016 cannes film festival. May 21, 2011 this feature is not available right now. The terrific extras, substantially longer in total than the film, made the cost more than worthwhile. A possible substitute is the newer film, vatel, directed by roland joffe 2000.
Given the opportunity to turn out a sacha guitrystyle spectacle, director roberto rossellini charts his own neorealist course for the rise of louis xiv. The rise of louis xiv 1966 roberto rossellini, jeanmarie patte, raymond jourdan, cesar silvagni, biography, history may 14, 2018 1661. Rossellinis moving camera keeps it lively even as he criticizes the kind of spectacle louis uses to. Remarkable is the style, and the psychology of the young louis, as a man full of his own genius, is excellent. As minimalist as serras films can be, they are rarely boring, and often given to wry wit. For many years the rise of louis xiv by roberto rossellini 1966 has been a staple for use in courses. Set in 1715, it depicts the final days of louis xiv of france. The taking of power by louis xiv 1966 the criterion collection. He talked with such eloquence and passion about film that you could. A serious fever erupts, which marks the beginning of the agony of the greatest king of france. The taking of power by louis xiv 1966 the criterion. Overview of taking of power by louis xiv, the, 1966, directed by roberto rossellini, with jeanmarie patte, raymond jourdan, silvagni, at turner classic movies. The only branch of the worldrenowned arts complex lincoln center to.
Well refund your credit card or we can credit your fandango account to use for another movie. The court of louis xiv how to get ahead absolute history duration. This docudrama by roberto rossellini focuses on french king louis xiv jeanmarie patte. The man with a cross 1943, open city 1945, paisan 1946, the machine to kill bad people 194852, voyage in italy 1953, general della rovere1959, and the rise to power of louis xiv 1966. That page was also created in order to show which films are historical and which are fiction.
Louis xiv opens with a static, painterly long shot of peasants at a dock across the river. The rise of louis xiv was one of several innovative films made for french television by the italian rossellini. A pain in his leg turned into gangrene which, misdiagnosed and untreated by his. Le film the death of louis xiv 2016 vostfr film complet.824 330 712 595 1602 1222 859 1119 946 349 460 536 392 594 535 128 823 1298 314 867 1403 1521 187 1307 1364 999 334 1101 1093 298 138 543 540 24 1233