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Saturday Cinema for Adults--"The Queen"


October 13, 2012

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"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