The Austrian

L’Autrichienne is a French film directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre , released in 1989 .

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Synopsis

The film evokes the last days of Marie Antoinette of Austria interpreted by Ute Lemper , from its trial to its execution. It was shot during the celebrations of the bicentenary of the French Revolution . On a screenplay by Alain Decaux and André Castelot based on the minutes of the queen ‘s trial, The Austrian is largely a closed session (scenes of the trial, and the Conciergerie ), punctuated by sequences in flashback .

Technical sheet

  • Original title: The Austrian
  • Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre
  • Scenario: Alain Decaux and André Castelot
  • Sets: Jacques Saulnier
  • Costumes: Liliane Delers
  • Photography: Pascal Lebègue
  • Sound: Alix Comte
  • Editing: Jean Ravel
  • Music: Didier Vasseur
  • Associate production company: Raymond Danon
  • Production Companies: Danon Audiovisual , Lira Films , Paradise Productions
  • Distribution Company: Nine of Heart Productions
  • Country of origin: France
  • Original language: French
  • Format: color – 35 mm – Stereo sound
  • Genre : Historical Movie
  • Duration: 98 minutes
  • Release dates:
    •  France :

Distribution

  • Ute Lemper : Marie Antoinette
  • Patrick Chesnais : Martial Joseph Armand Herman
  • Daniel Mesguich : Fouquier-Tinville
  • Philippe Leroy : Charles Henri d’Estaing
  • Rufus : Father Girard
  • Pierre Clémenti : Jacques-René Hébert
  • Frédéric van den Driessche : Claude Francois Chauveau-Lagarde
  • Christian Charmetant : Tronson-Ducoudray
  • Catherine Erhardy : Duchess of Polignac
  • Géraldine Danon : Rosalie
  • Isabelle Nanty : Queen Millot
  • Christian Bouillette : Larivière
  • Christophe Brault : Lieutenant of Busne
  • Jean-Pol Dubois : Fabricius
  • Simon Eine : Lecointre
  • Michel Favory : Valaze
  • Bernard Freyd : Bailly
  • Vincent Grass : Roussillon
  • Fred Herbault : The Pine Tower
  • Paul The Person : Simon

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