Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette

DVD - 2006
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Her name has become synonymous with the French monarchy and all its excesses, but there is more to the story of Marie Antoinette than the simplistic tale of how a frivolous sovereign helped provoke the uprising that became the French Revolution. She was, in fact, a tender-hearted, complex woman, whose tragic awakening came too late to save her from the guillotine. This film traces her journey from the splendors of her childhood in the palaces of the mighty Austro-Hungarian Empire to her final hours in a squalid French prison cell.
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2006
ISBN: 9781415716915
Branch Call Number: DVD 944.035092 MAR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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MovieWatch Sep 21, 2014

This is the story of two teenagers who inevitably become the last rulers of France's 1000-year-old monarchy. The documentary is a well done, informative and comprehensive review of Marie Antoinette's life and the French Revolution. I recommend this PBS DVD.

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Amille05
Jan 24, 2012

I agree it wasn't the best one PBS has put out, but it was still very informative. Good if your doing a project!

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mariamaria4690
May 17, 2011

Very well done, definitely worth the watch. Although because of everything that happened in her life and how long the movie was it seemed rushed at times. it would have been much better as a series.

teacupfaerie Feb 24, 2011

ok, but not the best PBS has to offer,

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