The escape of Louis XVI
Paris – June 21st, 1791. Louis XVI flees to escape the revolution. To save his children and his wife, Marie-Antoinette, from the vindictive crowd, King Louis XVI, in bourgeois disguise, flees the Tuileries Palace where he has been held prisoner. But nothing goes to plan. His failed escape ends a year later with the decapitation of the King and Queen of France.
Producer: Boréales – Fred Fougea and AB Productions in association with Télécran, France 2 – France 5 – Planète
Directors: Arnaud Sélignac
Original Broadcasters: France 2
Year of production: 2008
International sales: Federation Entertainment