MADAME DU BARRY, ROYAL LOVE IN VERSAILLES

Exceptional destinies

An episode from the series SECRETS OF HISTORY - PORTRAITS

Format: HD
Duration: 105 ’
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Available version: French
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide except France

Synopsis

The daughter of a seamstress and a bawdy monk, Jeanne B├ęcu is only 25 years old when she becomes involved with King Louis XV.

Worthy of "Dangerous Liaisons", this gallant adventure, set up by her lover and pimp, Jean Dubarry, was supposed to be only a passing affair. But against all odds, the charming young girl cheers up the 60-year-old depressive monarch who falls for her and covers her with gifts.

In Versailles, Madame du Barry worst enemy is none other than the future queen of France, Marie-Antoinette.