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The Queen [videorecording] / Miramax Films, Path P̌roductions and Granada present in association with Path,̌ Renn Produduction, 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

Available copies

  • 3 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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    0 current holds with 3 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Queen (Text) 31307016812200 Storage Available -
Main DVD Queen (Text) 31307019268723 Movies Available -
West Leonard DVD Queen (Text) 31307018950883 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788870815
  • ISBN: 9780788870811
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment : [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special features: the making of featurette; feature commentary with Stephen Frears and Peter Morgan; feature commentary with British historican and royal expert Robert Lacey.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Affonso Beato ; editor, Lucia Zucchetti ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Consolata Boyle ; production designer, Alan MacDonald ; hair and make-up designer, Daniel Phillips.
Participant or Performer Note:
Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Helen McCrory, Alex Jennings, Roger Allam, Sylvia Syms.
Summary, etc.:
An intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English or Spanish language tracks; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Awards Note:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, 2006; Golden Globes, 2007: Best Actress (Helen Mirren) ; Best Screenplay.
Subject: Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926- > Drama.
Blair, Tony, 1953- > Drama.
Diana, Princess of Wales, 1961-1997 > Drama.
Great Britain > History > Elizabeth II, 1952- > Drama.
Mourning customs > England > Drama.
Public relations and politics > England > Drama.
Funeral rites and ceremonies > England > Drama.
England > Drama.
Accidentes > Teatro.
Gran Bretaą > Historia > Isabel II, 1952- > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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