To complete Marie's transformation from Austrian to French, she's disrobed by various French women. We see the beginning of that and then a long shot somewhat dimly lit showing Marie's full rear nudity we do see her bare butt. Later, he peeks at Marie's clothed chest in a standard dress that shows cleavage and smiles.
As Louis-Auguste and Marie prepare to go to bed together for the first time on their wedding night, we see a great deal of people men and women in their bedroom, helping them prepare. It sounds like Louis XV says something along the lines of "good luck" and "get to work," and everyone eventually leaves. The next morning, however, Louis XV gets the report that apparently nothing happened meaning sex and the consummation of their marriage. As Marie is being dressed by other women in her bedroom, we see her standing there nude.
Both the frontal view her arms over her breasts and rear view her bare back and very top of her bare butt are blocked below the waist, so nudity there is not seen. She's in this state for quite some time as a procession of one higher-ranking woman after another enters the room, with each succeeding the former of having the right to dress her. When some sheer material is finally put over her, we can partially see her bare breasts through it. About Madame Du Barry wearing a push-up type top showing a lot of cleavage and the tops of her breasts , it's said that she's there to give pleasure to the king.
Various women gossip about Madame Du Barry, as well as Marie with one saying that Austrians are not the warmest of people -- referring to her wedding not yet being consummated.
We see Marie in bed by herself, meaning her marriage has yet to be consummated. Marie snuggles up to Louis-Auguste in their bed both are clothed , but he says he's exhausted and nothing happens. When informed of the danger of miscarriage from horseback riding, Marie says that as everyone knows there's no chance of that since she's yet to get Louis-Auguste to consummate their wedding. Marie is informed of the problem of not consummating the marriage and that she should do everything in her power to inspire Louis-Auguste.
Ambassador Mercy tells her that she won't have any power in the court if there's no pregnancy. Her mother then writes about Marie's inability to inspire sexual passion in Louis-Auguste, and there's talk that the arrangement between Austria and France is not finalized until the final physical act. We partially see Marie's bare breasts through a sheer nightgown.
We see that Louis-Auguste still isn't willing to have sex with Marie despite her coming on to him. A woman comments on a man pulling on her hair, but we didn't catch if that was in a sexual context.
A man playfully asks his wife if they should retire to make love all night, boastfully adding so that others hear him that four times the night before was not enough. Gossiping about Madame Du Barry, one woman asks where she came from, with another replying every bed in Paris. It's said that she's the king's favorite harlot, with Marie adding that everyone knows she's from a brothel. We see Madame Du Barry doing some playful meowing on a bed for Louis XV who then playfully crawls up the bed toward and then onto her both are clothed.
We see Marie come out of a filled bathtub wearing a full nightgown or something similar , and the wet, clingy material partially shows her bare breasts beneath it. Some women gossip about Marie, saying Austrian women are not very warm in the bedroom. A doctor questions Louis-Auguste about his inability to consummate his marriage to Marie, asking in front of Marie if he finds his body responsive with her presumably referring to erections and Louis-Auguste nods his head.
A woman asks another if she's ever been with a Russian presumably sexually , stating that they're bossy. Marie receives news from her mother of a relative's pregnancy, and of Marie's perilous position until she's pregnant. Louis-Auguste climbs on top of Marie in bed both are clothed , but rolls off moments later, saying he's sorry meaning nothing has happened. A man asks Louis-Auguste if he's deflowered the dauphine yet, adding that he'd love to but he almost seems to be coming on to Louis-Auguste while saying that.
About a soldier at a masked ball, a woman suggestively tells Marie that she'd love to see what he can do with "that" possible innuendo referring to his sword.
Marie's older brother chats with Louis-Auguste, asking about what goes on exactly meaning their attempts at sex. Knowing about Louis-Auguste's fascination with locks, Marie's brother uses that as an analogy, saying, "Sometimes when a key won't fit We then later see Louis-Auguste get on top of Marie in bed both in their bedclothes , there's some slight kissing, and the scene goes dark, but we do hear Marie exclaim "Oh!
A classic statue shows bare breasts. We see a side view of Marie lying in just stockings in front of a Swedish officer, holding a large hand fan in front of her otherwise nude body. There's some passionate kissing, the sight of the man on top of Marie, and some undressing of him seen in a head and shoulders top view down, as well as a partial side view.
We then see her facial reaction as he apparently goes down her body on top of her we don't see what he's doing. We then later see them kissing out in a field. Some women are talking, with one saying, "Then he pulled it out," adding that she asked, "What are you going to do with that?
There's a comment about the rumor of Marie giving Thomas Jefferson a tour of her private garden -- "admiring the royal bush. Various people, including Marie, share a pipe at a party presumably just filled with tobacco. We hear that Louis XV has smallpox and thus not long to live. A few scenes later, he's dead and Louis-Auguste becomes the king but there isn't much grief on his part.
Marie wants to feed her newborn, but is informed a wet nurse will do that. Marie receives news that her mother has died, and we briefly see her brother seeing the body. We see a painting of Marie with her three kids being replaced by one with just two children, indicating that one has died.
We then see a small, draped coffin being taken away and see the parents' reaction. Marie claps at the end of an opera to show her pleasured approval, shocking everyone since that's unheard of but they all eventually join in. We hear that Louis XV has smallpox and he later dies from that.
Marie and others gamble at a party. There's mention of the American Revolution, with Louis-Auguste agreeing to help finance their effort against the British. There's talk of the Bastille being stormed, but Louis-Auguste says he's staying at Versailles and Marie says her place is next to her husband. Later, we hear angry mobs outside as well as pounding at the doors and the sound of glass breaking somewhere in the building.
After everyone has left, we see one room in the palace that's been ransacked. Other new and recent reviews include: By entering this site you acknowledge to having read and agreed to the above conditions.