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Ludwig 1972

  • Luchino Visconti
  • December 29, 1972
  • 235 mins
  • English
  • Drama, History
A history of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886.


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Visually sumptuous, but the pacing is painfully slow, and the narrative is simply boring. Berger's performance, the Bavarian locales, and Visconti's apparent identification with his subject are worth the significant investment of time, though.

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