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THE QUEEN

by Stephen Frears

synopsis

The Queen is set during the week between Princess Diana’s death and her funeral. It explores the particular relationship that tied UK Prime Minister Tony Blair to Queen Elizabeth II as the Queen was unable to comprehend the level of public mourning.

international title: The Queen
original title: The Queen
country: United Kingdom, France, Italy
sales agent: Pathé Pictures International
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Stephen Frears
film run: 97'
release date: IT 15/09/2006, UK 15/09/2006, IC 06/10/2006, BE 18/10/2006, FR 18/10/2006, DK 03/11/2006, ES 10/11/2006, NL 30/11/2006, DE 11/01/2007, AT 12/01/2007, HU 18/01/2007
screenplay: Peter Morgan
cast: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Sylvia Syms, Paul Barrett
cinematography by: Affonso Beato
film editing: Lucia Zucchetti
art director: Matthew Broderick, Tina Jones
costumes designer: Consolata Boyle
producer: Tracey Seaward, Andy Harries, Christine Langan
production: Granada Films, Pathé Pictures, France 3 Cinéma, BIM
distributor: Pathé Distribution, Pathé Distribution, A-Film Distribution, Bim Distribuzione, Budapest Film, Sandrew Metronome, Concorde Filmverleih, Nordisk Film Distribution