Ludwig II 1972


Plot Summary for
Ludwig (1972)
Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip towards madness.




Directed by
Luchino Visconti


Helmut Berger .... Ludwig
Trevor Howard .... Richard Wagner
Silvana Mangano .... Cosima Von Buelow
Gert Fröbe .... Father Hoffmann
Helmut Griem .... Count Duerckheim
Isabella Telezynska .... Queen Mother
Umberto Orsini .... Count Von Holstein
John Moulder-Brown .... Prince Otto
Sonia Petrowa .... Sophie
Folker Bohnet .... Joseph Kainz
Heinz Moog .... Professor Gudden
Adriana Asti .... Lila Von Buliowski
Marc Porel .... Richard Hornig
Nora Ricci .... Countess Ida Ferenczy
Mark Burns (I) .... Hans Von Buelow
Maurizio Bonuglia .... Mayor
Romy Schneider .... Elisabeth of Austria
Video: 4006680003290
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