Which king did Leonardo DiCaprio play in The Man With the Iron Mask?

King Louis
Leonardo DiCaprio: King Louis, Phillippe.

Is the movie The Man in the Iron Mask Based on a true story?

He found out that, far from being a story, the man in the iron mask had really existed – he was a prisoner who lived at the time of Louis XIV (reigned 1643–1715), who was known as the Sun King.

Is The Man in the Iron Mask a good movie?

The sound and cinematography are excellent, and the whole movie is good entertainment, if one just enjoys it for what it is. Was this review helpful? Sign in to vote. Leonardo DiCaprio is “The Man in the Iron Mask” and also King Louis XIV in this re-telling of the famous Dumas story.

How old was Leonardo DiCaprio when he did Man in the Iron Mask?

22 years old
Principal photography started in April 1997, making DiCaprio only 22 years old when he did The Man in the Iron Mask.

Who did King Louis put in the Iron Mask?

Matthiole was an Italian count who was abducted and jailed after he tried to double-cross Louis XIV during political negotiations in the late-1670s. He was a longtime prisoner, and his name is similar to “Marchioly”—the alias under which the Mask was buried.

Does the French royal family still exist?

France is a Republic, and there’s no current royal family recognized by the French state. Still, there are thousands of French citizens who have titles and can trace their lineage back to the French Royal Family and nobility.

Was there really a man in an iron mask in France?

The Man in the Iron Mask (French L’Homme au Masque de Fer; c. 1640s? – 19 November 1703) was an unidentified prisoner who was arrested in 1669 or 1670 and subsequently held in a number of French prisons, including the Bastille and the Fortress of Pignerol (modern Pinerolo, Italy).

When did Titanic come out?

December 19, 1997 (USA)Titanic / Release date

Who was the prisoner in the Iron mask?

In it, the prisoner is forced to wear an iron mask, and is portrayed as Louis XIV’s identical twin….

Man in the Iron Mask
Died 19 November 1703 Bastille, Paris, France
Resting place Saint-Paul Cemetery, Paris
Other names Marchioly Eustache Dauger
Known for Mystery regarding his identity

What was Leonardo DiCaprio’s first villainous role?

The role of King Louis XIV was Leonardo DiCaprio’s first villainous role. His later villainous roles were Calvin Candie in Django Unchained, Jordan Belfort in The Wolf of Wall Street, and Jay Gatsby in the 2013 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. He is one of the most evil portrayals of the real-life King Louis XIV.

Who are the actors in the movie King Louis XIV?

He is surrounded in a sumptuous production by a stellar cast that includes Gabriel Byrne, John Malkovich, Gerard Depardieu and Jeremy Irons. The oft-filmed plot concerns the twin brother of the cruel, selfish Louis IV who is guarded loyally by D’Artagnan.

What are Leonardo Di Caprio’s top 5 movies?

Leonardo Di Caprio All Movies List. 1 1. The Revenant (2015) R | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Drama. 8. Rate. 76 Metascore. A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights 2 2. The Audition (III) (2015) 3 3. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) 4 4. The Great Gatsby (2013) 5 5. Django Unchained (2012)

Is there a movie about Louis XIV’s childhood?

I saw it years ago on Arte, during a Louis XIV theme night. The movie follows the childhood of Louis XIV and his brother Philippe. We see them play, be merry, dance and grow up in a court full of intrigue… then battle with the Fronde. For some odd reason, the actor playing Philippe is blond.