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Ludwig

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[[Performer~P115512~Luchino Visconti~luchinovisconti]] (Count don Luchino Visconti di Modrone) was a film director, true, but he was also a nobleman and a grand patron of traditional European culture: opera, art, music, crafts and literature. These interests enliven many of his films, but few have been so inspired as the four-hour epic, Ludwig, about the castle-building "mad king" of Bavaria. This long film, made very near the end of [[Performer~P115512~Visconti~luchinovisconti]]'s life, suffers greatly...more

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