Marie Antoinette is a 2006 historical comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Kirsten Dunst. It is based on the life of Queen Marie Antoinette in the years leading up to the French Revolution, it won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design. It was released in the United States on October 2006, by Columbia Pictures. Fourteen-year-old Maria Antonia is the beautiful, naïve Archduchess of Austria, youngest of Empress Maria-Theresa's daughters. In 1770, the only one left unmarried among her sisters, she is sent by her mother to marry the Dauphin of France, the future Louis XVI, to seal an alliance between the two rival countries. Marie-Antoinette travels to France, relinquishing all connections with her home country, including her pet pug "Mops", meets King Louis XV of France and her future husband, Louis-Auguste; the two arrive at the Palace of Versailles, built by the Sun King, Louis XIV. They are married at once and are encouraged to produce an heir to the throne as soon as possible, but the next day it is reported to the king that "nothing happened" on the wedding night.
As time passes, Marie-Antoinette finds life at the court of Versailles stifling. Her husband's courtiers disdain her as a foreigner and blame her for not producing an heir, although the fault lies with her husband, for the marriage remains unconsummated for an inordinate amount of time; the French court is rife with gossip, Marie-Antoinette ruffles feathers by defying its ritualistic formality. Marie-Antoinette refuses to meet or speak with Jeanne Bécu, Comtesse du Barry, the mistress of Louis XV. Over the years, Maria-Theresa continues to write to her daughter, giving advice on how to impress and seduce the Dauphin. Marie's attempts to consummate with her husband fail and the marriage remains childless. Marie spends most of her time buying gambling. After a masquerade ball and Louis return to find that the King was dying of smallpox. Louis XVI is crowned King of France, with Marie-Antoinette as Queen. Marie-Antoinette's brother, Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, comes to visit, counseling her against her constant parties.
Joseph meets Louis XVI at the Royal Zoo and explains to him the "mechanics" of sexual intercourse in terms of "key-making", as one of the King's favorite hobbies is locksmithing. Thereafter, the King and Marie Antoinette have sex for the first time, on December 19, 1778, Marie Antoinette gives birth to a daughter, Princess Marie Thérèse Charlotte of France; as the child matures, Marie Antoinette spends much of her time at the Petit Trianon, a small chateau in the park of Versailles. It is at this time that she begins an affair with Axel Fersen; as France's financial crisis worsens, food shortages and riots increase, her public image has deteriorated by this point: her luxurious lifestyle and seeming indifference to the struggles of the French people earned her the title "Madame Deficit". As the queen matures, she focuses less on her social life and more on her family and makes what she considers to be significant financial adjustments. A year after her mother's death on November 29, 1780, Marie Antoinette gives birth to a son, Louis-Joseph, Dauphin of France, on October 22, 1781.
She gives birth to another son, Louis-Charles on March 27, 1785, another daughter, Princess Sophie on July 9, 1786, who dies on June 19, 1787, a month before her first birthday. As the French Revolution erupts with the storming of the Bastille, the royal family resolves to stay in France, unlike most of the court. Rioting Parisians force the family to leave Versailles for Paris; the film ends with the royal family's transfer to the Tuileries. The last image is a shot of Marie-Antoinette's bedroom at Versailles, destroyed by angry rioters; the production was given unprecedented access to the Palace of Versailles. The movie takes the same sympathetic view of Marie Antoinette's life as was presented in Fraser's biography. Coppola has stated that the style for shooting was influenced by the films of Stanley Kubrick, Terrence Malick, Miloš Forman, as well as by Ken Russell's Lisztomania. While the action happens in Versailles and the Paris Opera, some scenes were shot in Vaux-le-Vicomte, Château de Chantilly, Hôtel de Soubise and at the Belvedere in Vienna.
Milena Canonero and six assistant designers created the gowns, hats and prop costume pieces. Ten rental houses were employed, the wardrobe unit had seven transport drivers. Shoes were made by Manolo Blahnik and Pompei, hundreds of wigs and hair pieces were made by Rocchetti & Rocchetti; as revealed in the "Making of" documentary on the DVD, the look of Count von Fersen was influenced by 1980s rock star Adam Ant. Ladurée made the pastries for the film; the film's soundtrack contains New Wave and post-punk bands New Order, Gang of Four, the Cure and the Banshees, Bow Wow Wow and the Ants, the Strokes, Dustin O'Halloran and the Radio Dept. Some scenes utilize period music by Antonio Vivaldi and François Couperin; the soundtrack includes songs by electronic musicians Squarepusher and Aphex Twin. In several 2006 interviews, Coppola suggests that her stylized interpretation was intentionally modern in order to humanize the historical figures involved, she admitted taking great artistic liberties with the source material, said that the film does not focus on historical facts – "It is not a lesson of history.
It is an interpretation documented
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7" single"Reach Out" - 3:35 "I Must Be Dreamin'" - 3:177" single"Reach Out" - 3:35 "Reach Out" - 3:35 Cheap TrickRobin Zander - lead vocals, rhythm guitar Rick Nielsen - lead guitar, backing vocals Pete Comita - bass guitar, backing vocals Bun E. Carlos - drums, percussionAdditional personnelRoy Thomas Baker - producer Ian Taylor - engineer Bernie Grundman - mastering Irving Azoff - executive producer Chris Achilleos - front cover illustration