The Queen Poster

Release Date: September 30th, 2006

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2007

PG-13|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
Following the death of Princess Diana in an auto accident, Great Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren) and Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) struggle to reach a compromise in how the royal family should publicly respond to the tragedy. In the balance is the family's need for privacy and the public's demand for an outward show of mourning.

Cast: Dame Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Helen McCrory, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Sylvia Syms, Mark Bazeley

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Biography, Drama

Production Co: Pathé Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Moving, Gripping, Death, 1990s, Wife, London, Fall, Rise

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Awards

Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture