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The Resource The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present, in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; producers, Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward ; written by Peter Morgan ; director, Stephen Frears

The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present, in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; producers, Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward ; written by Peter Morgan ; director, Stephen Frears

Label
The Queen
Title
The Queen
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present, in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; producers, Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward ; written by Peter Morgan ; director, Stephen Frears
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
Awards note
Golden Globes, 2006: Best Actress, Helen Mirren and Best Screenplay ; Academy Awards, 2006: Best Actress, Helen Mirren ; Venice Film Festival, 2006: Best Actress, Helen Mirren and Best Screenplay, Peter Morgan.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; music by Alexandre Desplat ; archive consultant, Adam Curtis
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue; optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing and Spanish
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
Q446 2007
PerformerNote
Helen Mirren (HM Queen Elizabeth II), Michael Sheen (Tony Blair), James Cromwell (Prince Philip), Helen McCrory (Cherie Blair), Alex Jennings (Prince Charles), Roger Allam (Robin Janvrin), and Sylvia Syms (HM The Queen Mother)
Runtime
103
Technique
live action
Label
The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present, in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; producers, Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward ; written by Peter Morgan ; director, Stephen Frears
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: The Making Of ... "The Queen" part one "Playing real people" ; part two "The design" ; part three "That week" (20 min.) ; audio commentary by director Stephen Frears and writer Peter Morgan ; audio commentary by British historian and royal expert Robert Lacey, author of "Majesty."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The picture of dignity -- Prime Minister Tony -- Diana -- Upsetting news -- The people's princess -- A public funeral -- Modern men -- The royal standard -- A quiet revolution -- Captive beauty -- A serious mistake -- A day of mourning -- Shared grief -- The funeral -- Two months later -- End credits
Control code
ocm81984575
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780788870811
Lccn
81984575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
786936712414
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
52081
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81984575
System details
DVD-video; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; NTSC, region 1; 1.85:1 widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Queen, Miramax Films, Pathé Productions and Granada present, in association with Pathé, Renn Production, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema and Canal+ ; a Granada production ; a Stephen Frears film ; producers, Andy Harries, Christine Langan, Tracey Seaward ; written by Peter Morgan ; director, Stephen Frears
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: The Making Of ... "The Queen" part one "Playing real people" ; part two "The design" ; part three "That week" (20 min.) ; audio commentary by director Stephen Frears and writer Peter Morgan ; audio commentary by British historian and royal expert Robert Lacey, author of "Majesty."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The picture of dignity -- Prime Minister Tony -- Diana -- Upsetting news -- The people's princess -- A public funeral -- Modern men -- The royal standard -- A quiet revolution -- Captive beauty -- A serious mistake -- A day of mourning -- Shared grief -- The funeral -- Two months later -- End credits
Control code
ocm81984575
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9780788870811
Lccn
81984575
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
786936712414
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
52081
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81984575
System details
DVD-video; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; NTSC, region 1; 1.85:1 widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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