The Queen [videorecording] / Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present in association with Pathé, Renn Produduction, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production
DVDs | Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment | 2007 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD Q DRAMA) plus 1 more
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Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, .
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Helen McCrory, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Sylvia Syms.
Producers, Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward ; writer, Peter Morgan ; director, Stephen Frears ; director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; music, Alexandre Desplat.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Golden Globes, 2007: Best Actress (Helen Mirren), Best Screenplay; Academy Awards, 2007: Best Actress (Helen Mirren)
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language.
An intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning.
Special features: The making of 'The Queen'; feature commentary with director Stephen Frears and writer Peter Morgan; feature commentary with British historican and royal expert Robert Lacey.
MW, 4-07; Gift, 7-07(add)
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