Maria antonieta

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New interpretation of the life of France's legendary teenage queen Marie Antoinette. Betrothed to King Louis XVI (Jason Schwartzman), the naïve Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst) is thrown at the ageof 14 years to the opulent French court which is steeped in conspiracy and scandal. Alone, without guidance and adrift in a dangerous world, the young Marie Antoinette rebels against the isolatedatmosphere at Versailles and in the process, becomes France's most misunderstood monarch.
Kirsten Dunst stars as the youthful princess whose fateful life became the stuff of myth and legend. The storybegins when Marie Antoinette is 14 years away from family and friends in Vienna, stripped of all her possessions and deposited in the sophisticated and decadent world of Versailles, the lavish royalcourt near Paris.
Marie Antoinette is merely a pawn in an arranged marriage meant to solidify the harmony between two nations. Her teenage husband, Louis (Jason Schwartzman), the Dauphin, the heir to thethrone of France. But Marie Antoinette is ill prepared to be the kind of ruler for whom the French populace. Beneath her finery, she is a young sheltered, frightened and confused, surrounded byvicious detractors, insincere flatterers, puppet masters and gossips. Trapped by the conventions of her station in life, Marie Antoinette must find a way to fit the complex and treacherous world ofVersailles.
Adding to her woes is the indifference of her new husband, Luis. Surprisingly, their marriage goes unconsummated for seven years. The awkward future king proves to be a disaster as a lover,sparking grave concerns (and relentless gossip) that Marie Antoinette will never produce an heir.

Overwhelmed and distraught, Marie Antoinette seeks refuge in the decadence of the French aristocracyand in a secret affair with the alluring Swedish Count Fersen (Jamie Dornan). Her indiscretions are soon the talk of France
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