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Release Date: September 19th, 2008

DVD Release Date: December 27th, 2008

PG-13|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Though adored by the people, the Duchess of Devonshire (Keira Knightley) is not content to sit as a pretty figurehead. Determined to be a major player in affairs of state, she rises to the forefront of the Whig Party and helps usher in reform in late-1700s England. The one thing it seems she cannot do is win the heart of her husband (Ralph Fiennes).

Cast: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney, Aidan McArdle, John Shrapnel

Director: Saul Dibb

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Magnolia Mae, Pathé, Paramount Vantage, Qwerty Films, BBC Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Love, England, Daughter, Brooding, Passionate

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Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
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British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)