• Marie Antoinette (2006)

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Release Date: October 20th, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 13th, 2007

PG-13|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
An Austrian teenager (Kirsten Dunst) marries the Dauphin (Jason Schwartzman) of France and becomes that country's queen following the death of King Louis XV (Judy Davis) in 1774. Years later, after a life of luxury and privilege, Marie Antoinette loses her head during the French Revolution.

Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn, Rose Byrne, Asia Argento, Molly Shannon, Shirley Henderson

Director: Sofia Coppola

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: American Zoetrope, RK Films, Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A gorgeous confection, packed with gargantuan gowns and pornographic displays of pastrystuffs, Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette is also a sharp, smart look at the isolation, ennui and supercilious affairs of the rich, famous and famously pampered. show more

  • Viewed through a contemporary lens and set mostly to a score of '80s pop tunes, this highly stylized, self-conscious enterprise -- really, a music video -- posits the misunderstood and vilified Marie, née Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna, as a figure in the mold of Diana, Princess of Wales.

  • With lyrical intelligence and scrappy wit, Coppola creates a luscious world to get lost in. It's a pleasure. show more

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