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The Queen

The Queen

by Stephen Frears

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Blair saved the Queen

Review: The Queen

Blair saved the Queen

A film about "an extraordinary woman who heads an institution that is the subject of criticism and conjecture" 

The instinct of credibility

Interview: Stephen Frears • Director

The instinct of credibility

Interview with a director who commandingly lays claim to his status as a non-auteur and an inexhaustible explorer of themes and genres 

"The Queen is a universal brand"

Interview: Andy Harries • Producer

"The Queen is a universal brand"

Andy Harries has been working for the last 13 years as television executive for Granada TV. He had the idea of using Helen Mirren in The Queen when working with her on Prime Suspect 6. 





international title: The Queen
original title: The Queen
country: United Kingdom, France, Italy
sales agent: Pathé Pictures International
year: 2006
directed by: Stephen Frears
screenplay: Peter Morgan
cast: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Sylvia Syms, Paul Barrett

main awards/selection

Oscar 2007Best Actress (Helen Mirren), Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best original screenplay
European Film Awards 2007Best Actress (Helen Mirren), Best Composer
Bafta 2007Best Film, Best Actress (Helen Mirren)
Goya 2007Best European Film

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