Rent Marie Antoinette (2006)

3.0 of 5 from 217 ratings
1h 58min
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Synopsis:
Sofia Coppola brings to life a fresh interpretation of the life of France's legendary teenage Queen Marie Antoinette. Kirsten Dunst plays the naive and beautiful Marie Antoinette, who is betrothed to King Louis XVI at the tender age of 14, entering an opulent French court which is steeped in conspiracy and scandal. Without guidance and adrift in a dangerous world, the young girl rebels against the isolated atmosphere of Versailles and becomes France's most misunderstood monarch.
Actors:
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Directors:
Writers:
Sofia Coppola
Others:
Norma Shearer, Milena Canonero, K.K. Barrett, Jean-Luc Russier, Desideria Corridon, Véronique Melery
Studio:
Sony
Genres:
Drama
Awards:

2007 Oscar Best Costume Design

1938 Venice Film Festival Best Actress

BBFC:
Release Date:
05/03/2007
Run Time:
118 minutes
Languages:
English, Italian
Subtitles:
Danish, English, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Deleted Scenes
  • 'Making Of' Featurette
  • 'Cribs With Louis XVI' Featurette

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Reviews (3) of Marie Antoinette

'Legally Blonde' with ravishing sets, costumes and music - Marie Antoinette review by AG

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14/04/2009

If you're after historical accuracy and period atmosphere it's true - this is not the movie in which to find that view of Marie Antoinette.

But for a sumptuously gorgeous movie with the exuberance of a shopping spree, the style of a fashonista's favourite music video and an eye for ravishing sets and costumes you are in the right place. I found this to be a unique and delightful movie. In essence, it's a film about a teenage girl who just happened to be a queen some time ago, and it covers the issues you'd expect from that - but whatever you think of the storyline this movie looks so delicious, and the much-discussed 80's soundtrack injects such energy into much of the movie (the 'I Want Candy' sequence alone is worth the rental cost) that you can't help catching a buzz from it. See it - have fun!

2 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

Poor - Marie Antoinette review by SB

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21/10/2007

I was very disappointed with this film. Very little storyline, hardly any script, weak acting and bad ending. Sofia Coppola was possibly trying to be arty but ended up with a vacant, unengaging flop.

0 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

All costumes and no plot - Marie Antoinette review by CM

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25/09/2008

The photography, spectacular background and lavish costumes are not enough to make up for a total lack of plot. Surprising given this is about Marie Antionette and the French Revolution. Given the Director's family connections (Copolla's daughter)it was very disappointing. Lots of money had been poured into this but zero talent.If i had not know the history of the period it would have been hard to sit through.

0 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

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