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The Rise And Fall Of Versailles - Louis XIV

Versailles, 1649: a simple hunting lodge on the top of a windswept hill surrounded by forests and stinking marshland… This is the landscape where a child known as the “Rising Sun” used to come hunting with his father, Louis XIII. Half a century later, it has become the most splendid royal palace in Europe. By depicting a long marriage between architecture, art and power, intuitions and decisions of an absolute monarch, our documentary draws a sensitive and endearing portrait of the Sun King.

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