Versailles (2015–2018)
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King Louis XIV of France begins preparations of transitioning his fathers hunting lodge into a grand palace he envisioned.

Director:

Jalil Lespert

Writers:

Simon Mirren (created by), David Wolstencroft (created by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
George Blagden ... Louis XIV
Alexander Vlahos ... Monsieur Philippe d'Orléans
Tygh Runyan ... Fabien Marchal
Stuart Bowman ... Bontemps
Amira Casar ... Béatrice
Evan Williams ... Chevalier
Noémie Schmidt ... Henriette
Anna Brewster ... Montespan
Sarah Winter ... Louise de La Vallière
Lizzie Brocheré ... Claudine
Dominique Blanc ... Anne of Austria
Anatole Taubman ... Montcourt
Steve Cumyn ... Colbert
Elisa Lasowski ... Marie-Thérèse
Maddison Jaizani ... Sophie
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Storyline

In 1667 in France, Louis XIV is a young king who wants to impose his power whereas he is traumatized by the Fronde (the revolt of nobility during Louis XIII's reign) and despite the attacks of conspirators. Then, Louis XIV decides to establish the seat of the power out of Paris, in Versailles. At that time, Versailles is just a hunting lodge but Louis XIV radically wants to transform this castle. Written by Frantogian

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palace | dwarf | brothel | birth | gay sex | See All (62) »


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Louis and Philippe's mother, Anne of Austria, is depicted in Louis's dream on her deathbed, bleeding from both breasts. This is a metaphor for her actual death of breast cancer. See more »

Goofs

When fending off the wolves, two shots are fired consecutively from a single shot flintlock pistol. See more »

Soundtracks

Outro
Written by Anthony Gonzalez
Performed by M83
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13 January 2017 | by savgill-21925See all my reviews

I found this to be a breath of fresh air. I can't wait for the next season to start. This series keeps me constantly anticipating as to seeing the next show. YES, I love the story line and the characters, however I did not care for the queens baby being born black. I was hoping it would be a boy to be an heir to the throne. This comment was not posted out of prejudice but out the happiness a boy would have brought to the king, who is very attractive as well as his brother and his lover too. Oh, my roommate loves all lovers activities in the the show too, so do I. I hope the brother has a baby with his wife, preferably a boy. making the king jealous or not knowing who is the father of a baby "boy". I correct myself, this has happened when the king brother's wife reveals she is pregnant. Now I wonder how they will be able to tell who is in fact the baby's father?


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Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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