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A day in August 1853, two young people meet. A fateful encounter - the proverbial love at first sight. He is Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary, she is Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, Princess of Bavaria and the sister of the woman Franz is to marry... The stirring life story of Empress Elisabeth - better known as "Sisi" - has thrilled audiences in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for generations.
When the rebellious Elisabeth meets Franz, the Emperor of Austria, the young couple's intoxicating love completely upsets the power structure at the Viennese court. After the wedding, the young empress must assert herself not only against her mother-in-law, the sovereign, power-hungry Sophie, but also against Franz's brother Maxi, who himself longs for the throne (and for Sisi). As enemy troops form up on the borders of the Habsburg Empire, people in Vienna rise up in protest against the emperor. Elisabeth must find out who she can trust and how high the price is to be a true empress and a figure of hope for the people.
|Devrim Lingnau||Princess Elisabeth von Wittelsbach|
|Philip Froissant||Emperor Franz Joseph|
|Season One||Spring 2022||6|
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