- Original title
- Running time
- 264 min.
Luchino Visconti, Enrico Medioli, Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Jacques Offenbach, Jacques Offenbach, Jacques Offenbach
Co-production Italy-France-Germany; Mega Film / Cinétel / Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion / Divina-Film
Drama | Biography. 19th Century. Historical
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Costume Design
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Film (ex-aequo) and Director
: Valladolid Film Festival Golden Spike: Best Movie
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