Versailles, 1667. Louis XIV was 28 years old. To rise to the heights of the nobility and wield its absolute power, he launched the construction of Versailles... it proved to be a snare. Louis XIV is a young King haunted by childhood trauma, the Fronde civil, a rebellion of the nobility against his father, Louis XIII... It will prove be a strategic policy out of the ordinary, manipulative, Machiavellian, and he will "invent" Versailles for the nobles of Paris, to keep them under control, and gradually transform the castle into a golden prison. But how will Louis live as the greatest King in the world?Historical fiction of the court figures and the more humble villagers, guiding us in a world of betrayals and secrets, politicking and declarations of love.

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Ratings: TVMaze: 8.0/10
Released: November 16, 2015
Runtime: 60 min
Genres: Drama History
Countries: France
Companies: Canal+ Incendo Productions GéTéVé Productions Banijay Studios France CAPA
Cast: Greta Scacchi Amira Casar Suzanne Clément Tygh Runyan Evan Williams Pip Torrens Jessica Clark George Blagden Elisa Lasowski Noémie Schmidt Catherine Walker 9 more
Crew: David Wolstencroft Simon Mirren

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