Lists: Drama, Historical

Brief Synopsis: "A fictional account of one year in the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. On Christmas Eve 1877, Elisabeth, once idolized for her beauty, turns 40 and is officially deemed an old woman; she starts trying to maintain her public image."

Overall Ranking: 2122 (Rank from 2022: # 77)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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MaddWolf Hope80 - In the end, it’s the film’s and Krieps’s humanity ­that make the final moment of freedom feel earned and victorious rather than fraught with compromise.
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People Involved

  • Vicky Krieps (Empress Elisabeth)
  • Florian Teichtmeister (Franz Josef)
  • Katharina Lorenz (Marie Festetics)
  • Jeanne Werner (Ida Ferenczy)
  • Alma Hasun (Fanny Feifalik)
  • Finnegan Oldfield (Louis Le Prince)
  • Manuel Rubey (Ludwig II)
  • Aaron Friesz (Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria)
  • Colin Morgan (Bay Middleton)
  • Tamás Lengyel (Gyula Andrássy)
  • Ivana Urban (Mrs. Andrássy)
  • Alexander Pschill (Georg Raab, Painter of the Court)
  • Raphael Nicholas (Earl of Spencer)
  • Rosa Hajjaj (Valerie)
  • Lilly Marie Tschörtner (Marie)
  • May Garzon (Lady of Spencer)
  • Norman Hacker (Chief Physician Leidesdorf)
  • Marlene Hauser (Chambermaid Fini)
  • Adrien Papritz (Doctor)
  • Oliver Rosskopf (Eugen Ketterl)
  • Peter Faerber (Prince of Auersperg)
  • Klaus Huhle (Hofarzt von Widerhofer)
  • Johanna Mahaffy (Chambermaid Lotti)
  • David Oberkogler (Count Latour of Thurmburg)
  • Alice Prosser (Anna Nahowski)
  • Stefan Puntigam (Otto)
  • Resi Reiner (Chambermaid Lisi)
  • Raphael von Bargen (Constable Hohenlohe-Schillingfürst)
  • Regina Fritsch (Countess of Fürstenberg)
  • Johannes Rhomberg (Carl Freiherr von Hasenauer)
  • Kajetan Dick (Cajetan Felder)
  • Astrid Perz (Nanny Minny)
  • Eva Spreitzhofer (Princess Marie of Hohenlohe)
  • Stefan Murr (Count Holnstein)
  • Nils Arztmann (Young Soldier)
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