French film – LA MORT DE LOUIS XIV – issued on dvd

DEATH OF LOUIS XIVLA MORT DE LOUIS XIV/THE DEATH OF LOUIS XIV (12A) 2016 FRANCE SERRA, ALBERT £15.99
Set in 1715, the film is an intimate portrait of the final days of King Louis XIV.

The film is almost the entire set in the claustrophobic setting king’s bedroom in which this man-god is reduced to his human fragility.

In French with English subtitles

 

Guardian review –
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jul/12/the-death-of-louis-xiv-review-albert-serra-jean-pierre-leaud

DVD available to buy at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/french-dvds