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Synopsis

Historical drama charting the political machinations and balance of power behind the scenes during the reign of Queen Anne, the last monarch of the House of Stuarts. The story takes place between the end of the 17th century and first years of the 18th century, when Anne reigned from 1702-1707.
Queen Anne's (Olivia Colman) close confidante Sarah (Rachel Weisz) jockeys for position and influence with Abigail Masham (Emma Stone), an impoverished, distant relative of Sarah's, who has gained a position at court tending to the Queen.

Details

Year
2018
Type of film
Features
Director
Yorgos Lanthimos
Producer
Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos
Screenwriter
Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
Principal Cast
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz

Genre

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Last updated 28th April 2017

Production Company

Element Pictures (IE), Scarlet Films (UK), Limp (UK), British Film Institute (UK), Film4 (UK)

Element Pictures UK
Matt Power
53 Bolsover Street
London
W1W 5NG
+44 (0)20 7494 3155
Matt@elementpictures.ie
http://www.elementpictures.ie

Scarlet Films
Ceci Dempsey
+44 (0)7973 861543
ceci@scarletfilmsltd.com

Limp
Yorgos Lanthimos
c/o Element Pictures
+44 (0)20 7287 5420
Matt@elementpictures.ie

Film4
124 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 2TX
+44 (0)20 7306 5190
http://www.film4productions.com