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Ludwig

Author: Luchino ViscontiEnrico MedioliLuchio TrentiniHelmut BergerRomy SchneiderAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Fox Lorber Home Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : ItalianView all editions and formats
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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip toward madness.

Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, becomes involved in a scandal, goes mad, and commits suicide.

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Genre/Form: Foreign language films
Feature films
Biographical films
Drama
Named Person: Ludwig, King of Bavaria; Ludwig, King of Bavaria
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Luchino Visconti; Enrico Medioli; Luchio Trentini; Helmut Berger; Romy Schneider; Trevor Howard; Silvana Mangano; Ohonte Films.; Radiotelevisione italiana.; Mega Film Roma.
ISBN: 157252250X 9781572522503
OCLC Number: 38873335
Language Note: In Italian with some German.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1972.
Credits: Music by Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner, Jacques Offenbach ; photography, Maria Tursi.
Cast: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvana Mangano.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 231 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Ohonte Films ; RAI ; Mega Film Roma ; directors, Luchino Visconti, Enrico Mediolo ; producer, Lucio Trentini ; screenplay, Luchino Visconti.

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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip toward madness.

Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, becomes involved in a scandal, goes mad, and commits suicide.

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