Romys youthful face has been so deeply associated with the face of young elizabeth of austria 18371898 that hardly anyone could imagine a different sissi on screen. Elisabeth of austria due to the movie also known now as sissi. Jun, 2011 how empress sissi maintained her slim figure. It didnt matter that she was actually 161cm and sissi was in fact 172cm or that parts of the films are historically inaccurate i. Wax figure of sissi empress elisabeth of austria from madame tussauds museum in vienna. Nicknamed sisi also sissi, she enjoyed an informal upbringing before marrying emperor franz joseph i at the age of sixteen.
Pictured as a fary tale in the famous sissi film, the real life of the empress of austria was not a bed of roses. Its love at first sight but franz josephs mother sophie doesnt approve this love. Victorian gown victorian fashion period costumes movie costumes late modern period empress sissi soft summer color palette traditional dresses vestidos. It was an interesting story, well done, about a time and people we were not familiar with. Sissi is a 1955 austrian film directed by ernst marischka and starring romy schneider, karlheinz bohm, magda schneider, uta franz, gustav knuth, vilma degischer and josef meinrad. Cristiana capotondi as empress elisabeth of austria. We watched this and the other sissi movie to prepare for out trip to vienna and then to hungary.
On this saturday, 10 september 1898, empress elisabeth was assassinated by luigi lucheni, an italian anarchist. Jul 10, 2019 empress elisabeth of austria nicknamed sisi or sissi became so when she married emperor franz joseph i in 1854. I would recommend the movies for anyone planning a trip to the area. It was a beautiful indian summer day 117 years ago in geneva, switzerland, when empress elisabeth of austria left the hotel beaurivage, where she spent a night incognito, to hurry to the steamship geneve. Romy schneider stars as empress elisabeth of austria again in this movie, painting a much grimmer picture of her than in the original sissi films. It was produced by sunset, publispei, rai and eostv, with a budget of about 11 million euros. It depicts real life events of empress elisabeth of austria. Within the landscape of west german and austrian postwar cinema, ernst marischkas sissi films of the 1950s sissi 1955, sissi.
Jun 28, 2019 all the kiss scenes of another historical otp, emperor franz joseph of austria and his wife, empress sissi elisabeth of bavaria in the miniseries sisi 2009. It is the second film in the sissi trilogy, following sissi and preceding sissi fateful years of an. While she is busy being empress she also has to deal with her difficult new motherinlaw, while the archduchess sophie is trying to tell the emperor how to rule and also sissi how to be a mother. Since the rights to the original play sissys brautfahrt by ernst decsey and robert weil aka gustav holm were bought from marischka by columbia pictures, he bought instead the novel sissi. Originally bavarian royalty, she was known for her beauty, particularly her super long trademark hair. Her son, crown prince rudolf, committed suicide in 1889. Since the 1950s when the christmas times of 1955, 1956, 1957 began and sissi trilogy premiered, the charming role of romy schneider has captivated various viewers.
All the kiss scenes of another historical otp, emperor franz joseph of austria and his wife, empress sissi elisabeth of bavaria in the miniseries sisi 2009. The fateful years of an empress the three movies highlight the young adult life of. It depicts real life events of empress elisabeth of austria main cast. Clothes closet of a 21st century sisis death gown empress elisabeth of austria due to the movie also known now as sissi, 18371898 oostenrijk 21e eeuw dood. The austrian emperor franz joseph falls in love with the young elisabeth. The assassination of empress elisabeth of austria europeana. She hardly ate anything all day and exercised a lot. Sissi is a 2009 austrianitaliangerman biographical drama television miniseries directed by xaver schwarzenberger and starring cristiana capotondi in the title role. There, she went to the famous beaurivage hotel, yet it was a tragic coincidence that, at the same time, an italian anarchist was chasing victims of royal blood on the streets of geneva. Despite the numerous warnings against possible assassination attempts, in 1898, the empress elisabeth better known as sissi of austria hungary travelled incognito to geneva. On the other side, her extreme personality and tragic death lead to a mix of facts and fiction. Filmed in 1955, sissi was the first of a popular series of films showcasing romy schneider as the young empress elizabeth. The second in a trilogy of movies about elisabeth sissi of austria, the film chronicles the married life of the young empress as she tries to adjust to formal and strict life in the palace and an overbearing motherinlaw.
Empress elisabeth wearing a polonaise dress, mid1860s. Free, unlimited and available to watch anywhere and anytime. Film movie movies chef jackets youtube fashion verses christians moda movie. The actress mother, magda schneider, also appears prominently in the. In fact the coronation was not held until 1867, but sissi the young empress brings the event forward in time to make the ceremony appear to be a confirmation of sissis improving status as empress.
Sisi, 2009 sissi, films, films, wonder woman, populair. With over 7,000 hours of the worlds best dramas, comedies, sports and news programs available on demand, we bring the world to you. Sissi is the first installment in the trilogy of films about empress elisabeth of austria, who was known to her family as sisi with one s and therefore a long i. The sissi movies formed the movie landscape of the 1950s as deeply as the image of empress elisabeth correctly spelled sisi who became a cult figure. In viscontis movie, ludwig from 1973 their relationship and the death of ludwig is beautifully portraited. In hungary we visited godollo, outside of budapest, where she loved to spend time. For many people, sissi is romy schneider,who portrayed the empress four times,in the marischka trilogy and in viscontis ludwig 1972 which the actress considered the true historically accurate portrait of elisabeth. She hated the formality of court life and frequently escaped by traveling. Empress sisi, born as elisabeth of bavaria, married franz josep i in 1854. The movie concludes with her being crowned queen of the hungarians in budapest. Empress elisabeth of austria born duchess elisabeth in bavaria.
The assassination of sissi, the most popular empress. Sissi is a 2009 austrianitaliangerman biographical drama television miniseries. Sissi was the wife of emperor franz joseph i aug nov austria. Clothes closet of a 21st century sisis death gown empress elisabeth of austria due to the movie also known now as sissi, 18371898 oostenrijk 21e eeuw dood santa muerte kroatie keizer wenen romy schneider.
In the first of a trilogy of movies about elisabeth sissi of austria, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sisters fiance, emperor franz josef. All harry potter movies ranked worst to best by tomatometer. Our specialty cakes, delicate pastries and fine desserts have adorned numerous tables and palates and have been the finale to many. The imperial furniture collection presents a permanent exhibition with an insight behind the scenes of the movie production. See more ideas about romy schneider, empress sissi and actresses. Empress sissi spent two of her four merano health sojourns at trauttmansdorff castle. Empress sissi was named after elizabeth amalie eugine, one of the most important empress of austria in the 19th century. Elisabeth of austria due to the movie also known now as sissi, another portrait of sissi shows her wearing an impressive ruby and diamond parure. Sissi is a 1955 comedy drama history film written and directed by ernst marischka. Sisi starts travelling to england where she of the takes part in hunting parties. Theatre costumes movie costumes empress sissi the young victoria period movies period dramas british costume austria 19th century fashion. Empress sissi was so proud of her tiny, 50cm waist, she went to great lengths to keep it that way. I want to watch the sissi movies from the 1950s with romy schneider. The beauty secrets of empress sissi beautiful with brains.
For many people, sissi is romy schneider,who portrayed the empress four times,in the marischka trilogy and in viscontis ludwig 1972 which the actress considered the true historically accurate portrait of. Romy schneider as sissi empress elisabeth of the austria, queen of. This story covers love, the obstacles to becoming empress, the stumbles of the relationship with her motherinlaw and there are also some comedy scenes and funny conversations in all of the movies sissi. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing sissi. With jessica schwarz, thomas kretschmann, guillaume delorme, maresa horbiger. On the one side, empress sissi extensively travelled and was rarely at home. After her arrival in the strictest incognito yet with a retinue of 102 people. Sissi2009 about the empress elisabeth of austria language. The most famous adaptations of elisabeths life, and one of the most popular costume films in germany.
Portrait by unknown artist of empress elisabeth sissi elisabeth amalie eugenie dec sep bavaria at the sissi museum in vienna, austria. Walking was a common exercise for women at the time, but sissi took it to the extreme. All the kiss scenes of another historical otp, emperor franz joseph of austria and his wife, empress sissi elisabeth of bavaria in the. Sissi is now the empress of austria and attempts to learn etiquette. The austrian emperor franz joseph falls in love with the young. She was born into the royal bavarian house of wittelsbach. With cristiana capotondi, david rott, martina gedeck, fritz karl. This channel was generated automatically by youtubes video discovery system.13 806 264 942 623 958 541 337 217 24 273 323 1268 763 247 6 1368 160 421 1260 776 217 1333 232 776 661 341 1182 1472 736 1552 856 1230 443 1425 301 116 542 811 1252 1420 167