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: Drama, Biography

Production Co: Pathé Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films

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

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Awards

Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
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)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006)
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Directing
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2006)