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A.k.a.
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV
Year
1966
Runtime
90 min.
Director
Roberto Rossellini
Genres
Biography, History
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
854
Checks
546
Favs
33
Dislikes
4
Favs/checks
6.0% (1:17)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. daisyaday's avatar

    daisyaday

    Very lavish production, which fits the court of Louis XIV. The director chose a non-actor for the king's part, and it shows; he reads his lines and seems wooden at times. It is very good for television. 7 years 11 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #307 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  2. This movie ranks #437 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  3. This movie ranks #466 in Anthology Film Archives's Essential Cinema
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  4. This movie ranks #480 in The Criterion Collection
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  5. This movie ranks #550 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  6. This movie ranks #558 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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