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Ludwig

Author: Dieter GeisslerUgo SantaluciaSuso Cecchi d'AmicoEnrico MedioliLuchino ViscontiAll authors
Publisher: [London?] : Infinity Arthouse, [2006].
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : ItalianView all editions and formats
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An operatic portrait of Ludwig II, the 19th century mad king of Bavaria. Tormented by his unrequited love for his cousin, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, coupled with his obsession for the music of Wagner, Ludwig retreats into a fantasy world. He builds fairytale castles and ultimately loses his already-fragile grip on his sanity.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Ludwig, King of Bavaria; Elisabeth, Empress consort of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dieter Geissler; Ugo Santalucia; Suso Cecchi d'Amico; Enrico Medioli; Luchino Visconti; Helmut Berger; Romy Schneider; Trevor Howard; Silvana Mangano; Jacques Offenbach; Robert Schumann; Richard Wagner; Mega Films (Firm); Rai Trade (Firm)
ISBN: 1417201037 9781417201037
OCLC Number: 741223065
Language Note: Italian dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1972.
Disc 1: Ludwig. Disc 2: Special features.
Credits: Cinematography, Armando Nannuzzi ; editor, Ruggero Mastroianni ; music, Jacques Offenbach (from the comedic opera "La Périchole"), Robert Schumann, Richard Wagner.
Cast: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider, Trevor Howard, Silvania Mangano.
Description: 2 videodiscs (237 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Mega Film Roma ; Rai Trade ; producers, Dieter Geissler, Ugo Santalucia ; writing credits, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti ; directed by Luchino Visconti.

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An operatic portrait of Ludwig II, the 19th century mad king of Bavaria. Tormented by his unrequited love for his cousin, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, coupled with his obsession for the music of Wagner, Ludwig retreats into a fantasy world. He builds fairytale castles and ultimately loses his already-fragile grip on his sanity.

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