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Five retro court movies. How many have you seen?

1.Marie Antoinette (2006)

Mary, the leading Austrian princess, became the Crown Princess of France when she was 14 because of political marriage. For some reasons, the prince indulged Mary very much. After marriage, Mary also lived a very luxurious life. Mary, 19, became the queen of France. Her husband Louis XVI's biggest interest was smelting iron. Facing the loneliness of the deep palace, her only way to vent was to sing at night, Enjoy yourself. The extravagance of the nobles made people more dissatisfied with the royal family. Finally, the resentment between the people and the royal family triggered the French Revolution.

2.The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

Mary Pauline (Scarlett Johnson) and her sister Anne (Natalie Portman) are beautiful and moving, but their father and uncle take advantage of them. In order to improve the status and power of her family, Mary's father wanted to send her to the palace and became the mistress of King Henry VIII (Eric Barner).

Mary later became pregnant with the king's children, but her sister Anne also entered the palace at this time, she wanted to seduce the king to get favor. It turned out that Annie had been plotting for a long time to enter the palace, in order to get the favor of the king to get the position of the queen, regardless of her sister Mary had already had a real feeling for the king.

Therefore, a pair of sisters of the Boleyn family fight openly and secretly in the palace for their own love and interests. What was the result of the fight between the sisters?

3.Elizabeth (1998)

The film won the best film, best director, best actress, best make-up and other honors.

In 1554, under the bloody rule of Mary I, Britain fell into unprecedented chaos. Until she died in 1558, her half sister Elizabeth (Kate Blanchett cate Blanche TT) ascended the throne of the queen, and the whole country was full of joy. Elizabeth is not only excited to ascend the throne, but also her childhood sweetheart Robert Dudley (Joseph Fiennes) has ended her exile and entered her life again. But the sudden palace coup, the hidden plot, the minister's deceit and the country's bad situation all brought crisis to the new queen. But she used her wisdom to get rid of her dissidents and consolidate her throne in court coups, and pushed England in the 16th century from the edge of danger to the summit of prosperity. But Elizabeth refused any political marriage and insisted on pursuing true love. The majestic, cold and resolute queen remained unmarried for the rest of her life, only with her country and rights for life.

4.La Reine Margot (1994)

In the second half of the 16th century, France was in the period of "hugueno war", and the Catholic Church and Protestant church fought cruelly. And the interior of the court is luxurious and obscene. To quell years of civil war, the Catholic French court decided to marry Princess Margaret (Isabelle Adjani) to the Protestant leader, King Henry of navar (Daniel auteu IL Daniel odeye).

On August 24, 1572, the wedding ceremony was held in Paris. Just as people are immersed in the atmosphere of joy. Queen Catherine (virna Lisi), however, ordered a bloody massacre against Protestants, the famous tragedy in western history - "the night of Saint Bartholomew"

The film adapts the famous work of Dumas, and has won the best actress (Virna Lisi) and jury award of Cannes Film Festival in 1994, the best actress, best supporting actress, best supporting actor, best script and best costume design award of Kaiser Film Festival in 1995.

5.The Young Victoria (2009)

Before taking the throne, the young crown prince Victoria (Emily Blunt) was dissatisfied with her mother, the Duchess of Kent STRATON (Miranda Richardson), who manipulated Sir John Conroy (mark strong), a private adviser, and forced herself to sign the Regency treaty. At this time, Victoria, who is lonely in her heart, met her cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg Gotha (Rupert friend), for the first time. In 1836, Queen Victoria ascended the throne, and her government was mainly assisted by the Viscount of Melbourne (Paul betany), but the forces of the whole country were turbulent. Worried Victoria wrote to Prince Albert to come to England from Belgium, and the two ended their relationship in 1840. After marriage, Albert found that as a foreigner, he was not fully accepted, and Victoria would also move out of her Majesty in the quarrel, until an unexpected assassination event made Victoria realize the importance of Albert in her life.

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  • Posted on by Nelly

    It’s really screaming beauty!

  • Posted on by Aleksandra

    This article is timely! I just have time to watch it at home.

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