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Ludwig

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UPC: 741952308799

Format: DVDMultiple Formats, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC

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Modern movies are short on elegance, but Luchino Visconti's Ludwig has elegance to burn. It's not only the sumptuous and scrupulously realized depiction of 19th century royal ceremony and trappings, which gleam with old world glamor; it's also Visconti's long, fluid scenes and the subtle play of emotions in the faces of beautiful Helmut Berger (as Bavaria's King Ludwig II) and even more beautiful Romy Schneider (as his cousin Elisabeth, Empress of Austria). From his coronation to when he was deposed due to mental illness, Ludwig was a sad, eccentric figure, obsessed with the mythic operas of Wagner (played by Trevor Howard, Brief Encounter) and building fantastic (and woefully expensive)…    
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Video details

List Price: $39.98
Rating: Unrated
Studio: KOCH Lorber Films
Actors: Romy Schneider Silvana Mangano Helmut Berger Trevor Howard John Moulder-Brown 
Size: 7.4000" x 5.6000"
Weight: 0.4500 lbs.
Language: English, Italian