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The Favourite

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
2017
Type of film
Features
Director
Yorgos Lanthimos
Producer
Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Ceci Dempsey, Yorgos Lanthimos, David Kosse
Screenwriter
Yorgos Lanthimos
Principal Cast
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz

Genre

Production Company

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

Element Pictures UK
Lee Magiday
14 Newburgh Street
London
W1F 7RT
+44 (0)20 7287 5420
lee@elementpictures.ie
http://www.elementpictures.ie

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

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