• The Young Victoria (2009)

The Young Victoria

Release Date: December 18th, 2009

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 2010

PG |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

As the only legitimate heir of England's King William, teenage Victoria (Emily Blunt) gets caught up in the political machinations of her own family. Victoria's mother (Miranda Richardson) wants her to sign a regency order, while her Belgian uncle schemes to arrange a marriage between the future monarch and Prince Albert (Rupert Friend), the man who will become the love of her life.

Cast: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Thomas Kretschmann, Jesper Christensen, Mark Strong

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Genres: Romance , Historical drama

Production Co: GK Films

Distributors: Apparition

Keywords: Transformation, England, Fall, Rise, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Emily Blunt makes Victoria as irresistible a young woman as Dame Judi Dench made her an older one in "Mrs. Brown" (1997). show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Emily Blunt, one of the best and most glamorous actresses to come out of England in recent years, makes an unusual but highly successful choice for the young Victoria. show more

  • 75
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    The Young Victoria achieves a fine balance. I guess that's what you get when a film is produced by both Martin Scorsese and Sarah Ferguson. show more

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Awards

Winner Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Nominated Makeup
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)
Winner Costume Design