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Original run: 16 Nov 2015 – 21 May 2018

Country of origin: France

Genre: Drama, History

Network: Canal+ FR

Watched by: 8 040 of 667 772 1.2%

Total running time: 1 day 6 hours

Episode duration: 60 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.9 of 10 12 928 rating: 7.781 of 10 3 521

MyShows rating: 4.2 of 5 2 964


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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