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Marie Antoinette

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The vibrant retelling of the classic story of marie antoinette, the naive austrian princess, who is thrown into the scandal-ridden world of the french aristocracy when she is betrothed to king louis xvi. While still a teenager, marie antoinette conquers her fears and becomes france's iconic queen.

Specifications

Studio Sony
SKU 203933313
UPC 043396159105
UPC 14 00043396159105
Format DVD
Release Date 1/18/2011
Rating Rating
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
Actors
Name Dunst,Kirsten
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Cast & Crew
Asia Argento - Actor
Francis Ford Coppola - Executive Producer
Jason Schwartzman - Actor
Judy Davis - Actor
Kirsten Dunst - Actor
Lance Acord - Cinematographer
Marianne Faithfull - Actor
Molly Shannon - Actor
Rip Torn - Actor
Ross Katz - Producer
Sarah Flack - Editor
Sofia Coppola - Director
Sofia Coppola - Writer
Steve Coogan - Actor
Awards
Winner (2006) Cannes Film Festival, Sofia Coppola, Cinema Prize of the French National Education System
Nominee (2006) Cannes Film Festival, Sofia Coppola, Golden Palm Award
Reviews
ReviewSource Reel.com
Review "Let them eat cake!" is the tagline of Sofia Coppola's gorgeous, empty-headed Marie Antoinette. The phrase, of course, has long been attributed to the young French queen who was destined to completely lose her head. She apparently never said it, but the tagline fits this lavish production as if tailor-made, for the movie is the cinematic equivalent of cake: layer upon layer of empty calories...Music is key to Marie Antoinette, which at times plays like an elaborate MTV video, and with about as much substance. Coppola did make one brilliant casting decision in having Schwartzman, her cousin, play Louis...Lance Accord's shimmering images capture the majestic elegance of Versailles. Yes, it's a very pretty picture, but this movie could have been so much more.
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Reviewer Pam Grady
ReviewRating 6
ReviewSource Chicago Sun-Times
Review This is Sofia Coppola's third film centering on the loneliness of being female and surrounded by a world that knows how to use you but not how to value and understand you. It shows Coppola once again able to draw notes from actresses who are rarely required to sound them...Kristen Dunst is pitch-perfect in the title role, as a 14-year-old Austrian princess who is essentially purchased and imported to the French court to join with the clueless Louis XVI (Jason Schwartzman) to produce an heir. She has self-possession, poise and high spirits, and they are contained within a world that gives her no way to usefully express them...Coppola's oblique and anachronistic point of view shifts the balance away from realism and into an act of empathy for a girl swept up by events that leave her without personal choices.
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Reviewer Roger Ebert
ReviewRating 10
Features
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Dolby Digital (5.1), English, Subtitled, French, Dubbed & Subtitled, No Longer Produced
Product Attributes
Actor Dunst,Kirsten
Label Columbia/tri-Star
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Quotes
Ann Hornaday, Washington Post Coppola brilliantly conjures the young queen's insular world...
Carina Chocano, Los Angeles Times ...a startlingly original and beautiful pop reverie...
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone With lyrical intelligence and scrappy wit, Coppola creates a luscious world to get lost in.
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