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Ludwig

Ludwig

A Feature film by Luchino Visconti

Release in France : 15/03/1973

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Actors (18)

Production and distribution (4)

Co-production :

Cinétel

Film exports/foreign sales :

Les Acacias

Foreign production companies :

Mega Films, Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion, Divina-Film

French distribution :

Valoria Films

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Synopsis

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 towards madness.

Full credits (6)

Screenwriters :

Luchino Visconti, Enrico Medioli, Suso Cecchi D'Amico

Director of Photography :

Armando Nannuzzi

Production Designer :

Mario Chiari

Foreign producers :

Dieter Geissler, Ugo Santalucia

Editor :

Ruggero Mastroianni

Costume designer :

Piero Tosi

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Historical, Drama

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

Italy, France, Germany

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Production year :

1973

French release :

15/03/1973

Runtime :

3 h 54 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

39028

Visa issue date :

15/03/1973

Approval :

Unknown

Posters (7)

Director