THE BIRTH OF FRENCH LUXURY

A fiIm by STEPHANE BEGOIN
Produced BELLOTA FILMS
52′ 2x45′ 90′ 4K HD

Synopsis

aka LOUIS XIV AND THE BATTLE FOR LUXURY – Mirrors, fine linen and china, or silk have made France the renowned nation of luxury. Yet this excellence only developed under the reign of the Sun King. Before him, France was importing everything at a dear price from Venice, China, the Netherlands, Bavaria and Prussia as well as from

England. In order to fill the reign’s treasury, Louis XIV and Colbert are behind the creation of luxury as R&D; a real industry as well as an instrument of power and supremacy. This is the story of French excellence… Find out how they made France the First Nation of Luxury goods sometimes through relatively unscrupulous ways….”