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PG| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
After the death of her beloved husband, Prince Albert, Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) withdraws from public life, so the court appoints a former servant of the prince, John Brown (Billy Connolly), to help her recover from her grief. Brown's unorthodox ways and disdain for protocol draw the queen out of her shell, and the brash Scot becomes her sole confidant. However, their growing closeness causes a stir, as scandalous rumors begin circulating about the exact nature of their relationship.

Cast: Judi Dench , Billy Connolly , Geoffrey Palmer , Antony Sher , Gerard Butler , Richard Pasco , David Westhead ,

Director: John Madden

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Buena Vista International [us], Miramax Films

Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997)

Release Date: July 18th, 1997|1 hr. 43 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A first-rate historical drama. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Beguiling Victoriana. [18 July 1997, p.4D] show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A love story about two strong-willed people who find exhilaration in testing each other. It is not about sexual love, or even romantic love, really, but about that kind of love based on challenge and fascination. show more

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