Mayerling Poster

Release Date: 1936

DVD Release Date: September 15th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
This film is based on the doomed affair between Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and 17-year-old Baroness Maria Vetsera. Rudolf (Charles Boyer), the only heir to Emperor Franz Josef of Austria-Hungary, is trapped in a loveless marriage to a Belgian princess. As he seeks to flee his stifling environment, he meets the beautiful Maria (Danielle Darrieux), and the two enter into a scandalous affair. Despite the interference of the Emperor, the couple refuse to give each other up.

Cast: Charles Boyer, Danielle Darrieux, Suzy Prim

Director: Anatole Litvak

Genres: Romance

Keywords: Emotional, Forbidden love, Fall, Temptation, Touching