October 20, 2006
Genre(s): Drama, History
A young Austrian princess is betrothed to the Dauphin of France and future King Louis XVI. At the palace of Versailles, Marie must navigate through a world of stifling formalities and endless gossip in court, as well as growing tension amongst commoners. Her luxurious and frivolous lifestyle earn her endless scorn as she struggles with her husband to consummate the marriage and bring forth heirs to the throne. This vibrant retelling of a poignant moment in French history utilizes elements of modern culture to appeal to today's audience.