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Ludwig

Ludwig

A Feature film by Luchino Visconti

Release in France : 15/03/1973

    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.

    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

    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