*De Mayerling à Sarajevo.* 1940. France. Directed by Max Ophuls. Courtesy of Collection Musée Gaumont

De Mayerling à Sarajevo. 1940. France. Directed by Max Ophüls. Screenplay by Carl Zuckmayer, Marcelle Maurette, Curt Alexander. With Edwige Feuillère, John Lodge, Aimé Clariond. 95 min.

The romance of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (John Lodge) and the Duchess of Hohenberg (Edwige Feuillère) is told as a prelude to World War I. Ophüls’s most politically pointed film, it was immediately banned by the German occupation authorities, sending the director into exile in America.

Courtesy of the Film Desk.

  1. Tuesday, August 2, 2016,
    4:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
  2. Monday, August 1, 2016,
    8:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
This film accompanies Gaumont: Cinéma pour tout le monde.