Starring, in alphabetical order: Alex Jennings, Helen McCrory, Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Michael Sheen, Bowing to public pressure, the queen and the Royal Family decide to make public appearances in the wake of Diana's death. I have deep respect for both of these ladies. In the wake of Princess Diana's death, the very private and tradition-bound Queen Elizabeth II and her family remain stoic and hidden behind the castle walls. This is an outstanding film chronicling the week following Lady Diana Spencer's death. Reviewed in the United States on June 24, 2017. Seeing it now (in 2019) though, I see through a different lens. A few characters don't come across too well (Cherie Blair and Prince Phillip), but you tend to relate to the Queen by the end of the film and understand a little more how she was brought up in a different time and felt unable to connect with the country when they looked to her for a degree of leadership. In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell)
My mom and granny loved the queen She tries to do the right thing, Reviewed in the United States on May 12, 2018, i live in US have been in this country for 20 yrs . In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), The queen is worried about her grandsons, but is conservative in expressing her own grief. Rather than being about the passing of Diana, this movie is really about the passing of British tradition. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), In the wake of Diana's death, the people of England question the Royal Family's stoic response.
In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), The Royal Family watches as public figures from around the world mourn Diana's death. I bought this dvd in 2011 and rewatched it today. I don't think the Queen is as cold as the coldest perceptions of her, nor do I believe Diana was as self-centered as the most self-centered perceptions of her.
The rest of the cast is topnotch with very strong performances from James Cromwell as an outraged Prince Phillip and Roger Allam playing the role of Robin Janvrin (later Lord Janvrin), the Queen's quietly dignified private secretary. Reviewed in the United States on June 13, 2018. While the heartbroken public becomes disillusioned with the Queen's absence, the increasingly popular new Prime Minister, Tony Blair battles to convince the monarchy that its desire for privacy could lead to its ultimate downfall. In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), Cherie Blair (Helen McCrory), Blair pays an emotional tribute to Diana on television, regarding her as the "People's Princess." And finally it is a loving tribute to the Queen, who apparently liked the film. This is a great film, looking inside the life of the royal family as they deal with the death of Diana. I thought is was a clever way to illustrate Her Majesty's personality and fortitude by using that time period of the tragic death of Princess Diana. Enjoyed it. I saw this movie when it came out and enjoyed it. Reviewed in the United States on February 11, 2018. Helen Mirren turns in a flawless performance as Queen Elizabeth II, with Michael Sheen doing a terrific job in his portrayal of newly-elected Prime Minister Tony Blair. But really surprised and disappointed that Amazon doesn't offer this as part of my Prime video package. The other reviewers fail to mention the newsreel and television news footage which is included. There isn't a weak performance in the entire film. Reviewed in the United States on February 22, 2019. In this scene: Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Upon their first official meeting, newly-elected Blair and the queen engage in a playful power struggle. In the wake of Diana's death, the people of England question the Royal Family's stoic response.
Tony Blair comes across as being in touch with the public mood and it is a good reminder of how he was when he started out and before the power corrupted! Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 27, 2008. Enjoyed this movie. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 4, 2007. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Michael Sheen. It shows how the country mourned her loss and how the royals found it hard to connect with the people they ruled.
I see both sides. While the heartbroken public becomes disillusioned with the Queen's absence, the increasingly popular new Prime Minister, Tony Blair battles to convince the monarchy that its desire for privacy could lead to its ultimate downfall. Love this film - recommend watching this second film in Morgan's informal "Blair trilogy", which dramatizes the political career of British Prime Minister Tony Blair (1997–2007), The Deal (2003) and The Queen (2006), The Special Relationship (2010) - Martin Sheen is excellent in all 3. All the parts are acted well and I found the film length to be perfect, with enough info and story before it became overlong and boring. In this scene: Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Prince Charles (Alex Jennings), Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), To many, young Prime Minister Tony Blair seems like England's ticket to disbanding the monarchy , but Blair doesn't quite agree. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 24, 2013. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), After Blair's public tribute to Princess Diana, his popularity reaches outstanding new heights. The queen rejects Blair's request that she return to London, preferring instead to mourn Diana's passing "quietly, with dignity." I originally had no intentions of watching this film let alone buying it, but then I got curious, so I picked it up for a couple of pounds. At the end of the day, theirs was a rocky relationship of in-laws and divorce. Helen Mirren is the Queen, plain and simple. Select the department you want to search in. The surprisingly mild and sweet film tells the story of Rani queen in Hindi, a naive young bride from Delhi who is devastated when her fiance calls things off, but decides to take her European honeymoon trip anyway, on her own. I am from India was ruled by British. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), Queen Mother (Sylvia Syms). Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. The Queen - A Serious Mistake. Enjoyed it. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Queen Elizabeth represents the age old custom in England of keeping one's emotions a strictly private affair clashing with celebrity-fixated public's need for an outpouring of grief. "MIRAMAX®" and the "Miramax" logo are the registered trademarks, trademarks and service marks of Miramax, LLC. Overall a good film, showing the more human side to the Queen and a snapshot of a turbulent time in the royals life. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 7, 2019, Good film about tragic events. It is also a historical, sober, piece about the death of Princes Diana and the reaction of the Royals. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 24, 2015. In this scene: Queen Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren), Prince Charles (Alex Jennings), Prince Philip (James Cromwell), In the wake of Princess Diana's death, the very private and tradition-bound Queen Elizabeth II and her family remain stoic and hidden behind the castle walls.
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