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* SpoiledSweet: All the nicer members of the aristocracy, but especially Marie Antoinette herself.


* {{Futureshadowing}}: When Marie comes to the balcony to greet the mob, she bows her dead, but does it in a fashion where she stoops her head so low that we see her neck and hands spread cross-wise. This alludes to the pose condemned rolled into the guillotine would assume, alluding to her eventual fate in history which the film does not show.

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* {{Futureshadowing}}: When Marie comes to the balcony to greet the mob, she bows her dead, head, but does it in a fashion where she stoops her head so low that we see her neck and hands spread cross-wise. This alludes to the pose condemned rolled into the guillotine would assume, alluding to her eventual fate in history which the film does not show.


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%%* ArtisticLicenceHistory: As explained above in AnachronismStew, the film, while it shows Sofia Coppola has done her research, takes many liberties with the clothing in order to follow the film's aesthetic.

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%%* * ArtisticLicenceHistory: As explained above in AnachronismStew, the film, while it shows Sofia Coppola has done her research, takes many liberties with the clothing in order to follow the film's aesthetic.



%%* BitchInSheepsClothing: Aunt Sophie and Aunt Victoire.
%%* BlitheSpirit: The Duchesse de Polignac.

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%%* * BitchInSheepsClothing: Aunt Sophie and Aunt Victoire.
%%* * BlitheSpirit: The Duchesse de Polignac.


* BitchInSheepsClothing: Aunt Sophie and Aunt Victoire.

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* %%* ArtisticLicenceHistory: As explained above in AnachronismStew, the film, while it shows Sofia Coppola has done her research, takes many liberties with the clothing in order to follow the film's aesthetic.
** Madame du Barry is dressed in a rather showy, almost gaudy way and lacks manners, mostly to show that she is from a different social class than all the other courtiers. The real Madame du Barry was known to be graceful and well-mannered, which was pretty much a requirement since she used to be a courtesan for noblemen, and her elegance was renowned even by her enemies. She was also genuinely hurt by Marie-Antoinette's snobiness towards her, and was said to have claimed several times she only wished to be her friend. Suffice to say, she would have ''never'' burped during a dinner, especially during the dinner where she would be introduced to the Dauphine.
** Strangely enough, the movie [[AdaptedOut leaves out Princess Adelaide]], the eldest of Louis and Marie's aunts who was still alive and living at Versailles. She was not only considered the prettiest of Louis XV's daughters and therefore resented Marie for stealing her spotlight and her father's affection, but she was also the main force behind pitting Marie against Madame du Barry.
** It was not the Comtesse de Provence who had a child before Marie and Louis, but the Comtesse d'Artois. The Provence couple actually never had any children.
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BitchInSheepsClothing: Aunt Sophie and Aunt Victoire.



** Mary Nighy (Princess Lamballe) is Billy Nighy's daughter

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** Mary Nighy (Princess de Lamballe) is Billy Nighy's daughterdaughter.


* [[NeverASelfMadeWoman Female Success Is Family]]: SeriousBusiness for a princess. Marie is constantly reminded that if she fails to produce children, then her marriage can be annulled and she can be shipped back to Austria. She's even heckled by members of the French court.



* UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution: The beginnings of it anyway. The movie ends with the Royal Family being forced to leave Versailles.


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* NeverASelfMadeWoman: SeriousBusiness for a princess. Marie is constantly reminded that if she fails to produce children, then her marriage can be annulled and she can be shipped back to Austria. She's even heckled by members of the French court.

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* CastingGag: As Sofia Coppola is the daughter of a famous director, she cast many children of famous film professionals:
** Jason Schwartzman (Louis XVI) is the son of actress Talia Shire and producer Jack Schwartzman (and Coppola's first cousin).
** Asia Argento (Madame du Barry) is the daughter of director Dario Argento.
** Mary Nighy (Princess Lamballe) is Billy Nighy's daughter
** Katrine Boorman (The English Duchess) is the daughter of director John Boorman.
** Danny Huston is of course son of John Huston and grandson of actor Walter Huston.
** Io Bottoms, who played one of the ladies-in-waiting, is daughter of actor Sam Bottoms and Susan Arnold.

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* {{Futureshadowing}}: When Marie comes to the balcony to greet the mob, she bows her dead, but does it in a fashion where she stoops her head so low that we see her neck and hands spread cross-wise. This alludes to the pose condemned rolled into the guillotine would assume, alluding to her eventual fate in history which the film does not show.


* DirtyOldMan: Louis XV. TruthInTelevision, as he was a sex maniac even by French standards. Hell, his EstablishingCharacterMoment--indeed, his ''very first line of dialogue in the film''--is to ask one of his ministers about Marie's bosom, and when the minister says he hasn't seen it, he laughs and says it would be the first place he would look at.

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* DirtyOldMan: Louis XV. TruthInTelevision, as he was a sex maniac [[EveryoneHasStandards even by French standards. standards]]. Hell, his EstablishingCharacterMoment--indeed, his ''very first line of dialogue in the film''--is EstablishingCharacterMoment is to ask one of his ministers about Marie's bosom, and when the minister says he hasn't seen it, he laughs and says it would be the first place he would look at.


''Marie Antoinette'' is a 2006 film by written and directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, loosely based on the life of MarieAntoinette (played by Creator/KirstenDunst). The film follows the fifteen year old princess on her way to the French Court to be married to Louis XVI, her reign as queen, and through the beginning of UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution, when [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Women%27s_March_on_Versailles she and her husband were forced to relocate to Paris]].

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''Marie Antoinette'' is a 2006 film by written and directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, loosely based on the life of MarieAntoinette UsefulNotes/MarieAntoinette (played by Creator/KirstenDunst). The film follows the fifteen year old princess on her way to the French Court to be married to Louis XVI, her reign as queen, and through the beginning of UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution, when [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Women%27s_March_on_Versailles she and her husband were forced to relocate to Paris]].


* SuddenDownerEnding: Sort of. The royal family is smuggled out of the palace and into a carriage so they can escape the revolutionists. The film ends, but we know they only made it [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_to_Varennes as far as Varennes before they were caught]].


* PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: Though their marriage was a diplomatic one, Marie and Louis become at least friends over time.

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* PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: Though their marriage was a diplomatic one, Marie and Louis become at least friends over time.genuinely do come to love each other.


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* BlitheSpirit: The Duchesse de Polignac.

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* DoomedByCanon: Sadly.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Most of the characters.

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* MasqueradeBall: Mainly an excuse for excessive CostumePorn.

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** ''Theatre/TheMarriageOfFigaro''

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* TallDarkAndHandsome: Count Fersen

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* WomanInBlack: Marie Antoinette at the masquerade ball


* PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: Though their marriage was a diplomatic one, Marie and Louis become at least friends over time.



* SexlessMarriage:Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI don't consummate their marriage for 7 years. Once they do however, Marie gives birth to their first child.

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* SexlessMarriage:Marie SexlessMarriage: Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI don't consummate their marriage for 7 years. Once they do however, Marie gives birth to their first child.

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