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Vizi Privati, Pubbliche Virtù


The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been filmed several times, in French in 1935 and in English in 1968. Hungarian director [[Performer~P95840~Miklos Jancso~miklósjancsó]] recreates those events for his own purposes, continuing his favored theme of the rejection of paternal authority. In the film...more