Saturday Cinema for Adults--"The Queen"
October 13, 2012
"The Queen" An intimate, revealing and sometimes humorous behind-the-scenes glimpse at the interaction between Her Majesty Elizabeth II (Helen Mirren) and Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) following the death of Princess Diana. The two struggled to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an overt display of mourning.
Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell,
Sylvia Syms, Paul Barrett
Miramax Films; Directed by Stephen Frears
Rated PG-13; 97 minutes; 2006