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The Queen


Dir. Stephen Frears. 2006, 101 mins. Digital projection. With Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell. One of the most acclaimed films of 2006, Frears’s thoroughly engrossing and entertaining drama takes us inside the private life of England’s royal family and government to show how Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister Tony Blair respond to the sudden death of Princess Diana. Helen Mirren won the Oscar for Best Actress for her riveting performance as a monarch out of touch with the public’s response to Diana’s death.

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