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Daxa ThakkarStudent id: 0178633Prof: WendlingAssignment: paper on the film Marie Antoinette
Marie AntoinetteThe movie is set in 18thcentury France. The king on the throne then was Louis XV. MarieAntoinette the Austrian princess has been promised to Dauphin of France Louis XV. The moviehighlights the lifestyle of Marie Antoinette. It details her transformation from being a princess todauphine to the queen of France. The movie entails the story of her marriage and how she led herlife as a monarch and how it ended. We also get to look at the dynamics of the court when LouisXV reigned and how it changed when Louis XVI came to throne. The financial implications thatthe common people had to suffer due to manarch's exquisite lifestyle can be derived from themovie. We also Lear of the fashion and cultured followed at the time by French court. It begins by showing a young girl in teens beautiful and docile, who is quite excited at theprospect, everything she loves behind in Austria. Expected of her upbringing to be a properaristocrat, she seems to handle her marriage bravely considering she was wedded at a very youngage. She is introduced to a very strict woman a countess who is responsible for her household.