Photo : Écuries Hardy

The coach of King Louis XIV, Vatel, by Roland Joffé, 2000

A faithful copy of one of King Louis XIV's ceremonial carriages, built by the Écuries Hardy workshop for the purposes of the film Vatel in 1999, the carriage was hitched to six white Boulogne race horses. The interior and exterior decoration was executed by the production designer Jean Rabasse and his team.The front and rear body panels are removable to make room for the camera to shoot interior shots.This carriage was reused in the film The King is Dancing by Gerard Corbiau and Milady by Josée Dayan.