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The Resource Taking of power by Louis XIV : La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV, written and adapted by Philippe Erlanger and Jean Gruault ; director, Roberto Rossellini, (videorecording)

Taking of power by Louis XIV : La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV, written and adapted by Philippe Erlanger and Jean Gruault ; director, Roberto Rossellini, (videorecording)

Label
Taking of power by Louis XIV : La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV
Title
Taking of power by Louis XIV
Title remainder
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV
Statement of responsibility
written and adapted by Philippe Erlanger and Jean Gruault ; director, Roberto Rossellini
Title variation
  • La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV
  • Rise of Louis XIV
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Interviewee
Scenarist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant strategy to keep merchants making money, nobles in debt, the urban poor working and fed, and peasants untaxed. Years later, in a coda, Louis exercises the power of the sun
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Georges Leclerc, Jean-Louis Picavet ; editor, Armand Ridel ; costume designer, Christiane Coste ; produced by Office de Radiodiffusion Télévision Française
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
French dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
  • PN1992.77
  • PN1992.77
LC item number
  • .P75742009
  • .P75742009
PerformerNote
Jean-Marie Patte, Raymond Jourdan, Silvagni, Katharina Renn, Dominique Vincent, Pierre Barrat, Fernand Fabre, Françoise Ponty, Joelle Laugeois
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1977
  • 1903-1987
  • 1913-1975
  • 1899-1987
  • 1941-
  • 1931-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rossellini, Roberto
  • Erlanger, Philippe
  • Gruault, Jean
  • Patte, Jean-Marie
  • Jourdan, Raymond
  • Silvagni
  • Renn, Katharina
  • Vincent, Dominique
  • Barrat, Pierre
  • Fabre, Fernand
  • Ponty, François
  • Laugeois, Joelle
  • Rossellini, Renzo
  • La Rochefoucauld, Jean-Dominique de
  • Gallagher, Tag
  • MacCabe, Colin
  • Office de radiodiffusion-télévision française
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
94
Series statement
The Criterion Collection
Series volume
456
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Louis
  • Château de Versailles (Versailles, France)
  • Intrigue
  • France
Technique
live action
Label
Taking of power by Louis XIV : La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV, written and adapted by Philippe Erlanger and Jean Gruault ; director, Roberto Rossellini, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1966
  • Special features: New, restored digital transfer; "Taking power:" a multimedia essay by Tag Gallagher; video interview with artistic advisor Jean Dominique de la Rochefoucauld and script supervisor Michelle Podroznik; video interview with Renzo Rossellini; a new essay by critic Colin MacCabe
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn270770167
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9781604651089
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034623
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1787D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)270770167
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 1.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Taking of power by Louis XIV : La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV, written and adapted by Philippe Erlanger and Jean Gruault ; director, Roberto Rossellini, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced for television in 1966
  • Special features: New, restored digital transfer; "Taking power:" a multimedia essay by Tag Gallagher; video interview with artistic advisor Jean Dominique de la Rochefoucauld and script supervisor Michelle Podroznik; video interview with Renzo Rossellini; a new essay by critic Colin MacCabe
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn270770167
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9781604651089
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034623
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC1787D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)270770167
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 1.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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