The Resource The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; directed by Stephen Frears ; written by Peter Morgan ; produced by Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward, (videorecording)

The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; directed by Stephen Frears ; written by Peter Morgan ; produced by Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward, (videorecording)

Label
The Queen
Title
The Queen
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; directed by Stephen Frears ; written by Peter Morgan ; produced by Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown" - Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
Awards note
Golden Globes, 2006: Best Actress, Helen Mirren and Best Screenplay; Academy Awards, 2006: Best Actress, Helen Mirren.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; music by Alexandre Desplat ; archive consultant, Adam Curtis
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English or Spanish; optional subtitles in English and Spanish
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.Q44 2007
PerformerNote
Helen Mirren (HM Queen Elizabeth II), Michael Sheen (Tony Blair), James Cromwell (Prince Philip), Helen McCrory (Cherie Blair), Alex Jennings (Prince Charles), Roger Allam (Robin Janvrin), and Sylvia Syms (HM The Queen Mother)
Runtime
103
Technique
live action
Label
The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; directed by Stephen Frears ; written by Peter Morgan ; produced by Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: The Making Of "The Queen;" audio commentary by director Stephen Frears and writer Peter Morgan; audio commentary by British historian and royal expert Robert Lacey, author of "Majesty."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
133551285
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
High definition ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780788877438
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936736298
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
54472
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)133551285
System details
  • HD DVD (1080p); 1.85:1 aspect ratio, mastered in high definition, Blu-ray Disc; Dolby Digital
  • Requires a Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD

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