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Ludwig

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Directed by Luchino Visconti
Italy, France, 1973
Drama, Biography, History, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

The 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, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip towards madness.

Synopsis

The 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, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip towards madness.

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LudwigDirected byLuchino Visconti

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1974 | Nominee: Best Costume Design
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
1974 | 3 wins including: Best Cinematography
1974 | 4 nominations including: Best Director
David di Donatello Awards
1973 | 3 wins including: Best Film

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