Ludwig

Ludwig
by Luchino Visconti3h471972Germany

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Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandoned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip towards madness.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Studiocanal
    • Production Compagny : Cinétel, Mega Film, Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion
    • Sound Recorder : Vittorio Trentino, Giuseppe Muratori
    • Director : Luchino Visconti
    • Scenario : Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Enrico Medioli
    • Costume Design : Piero Tosi
    • Set Decoration : Mario Scisci, Mario Chiari
    • Editing : Ruggero Mastroianni
    • Photo Director : Armando Nannuzzi
    • Producer : Dieter Geissler
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1972
    • French release date : 15 mars 1973
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Italian

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