Victoria & Abdul Poster

Release Date: September 22nd, 2017

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2017

PG-13|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.

Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Olivia Williams, Eddie Izzard, Simon Callow, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Historical drama, Biography

Production Co: Working Title Films, Cross Street Films, BBC Films

Distributors: Focus Features, Focus Features

Keywords: Emotional, Car, London, Rivalry, Love, 2010s, Friend, Temptation, Inspiring

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