Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Romantic Hollywood Movie - The Young Victoria (2009)

From Martin Scorsese & the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle in to her romantic courtship and legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt (Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as The Young Victoria.

Packed with drama, romance, political intrigue, breath-taking cinematography and featuring an outstanding British cast including Jim Broadbent, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany and Miranda Richardson and Rupert Friend (Pride & Prejudice) THE YOUNG VICTORIA will captivate British audiences in March 2009.

A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria’s rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.

Director Jean-Marc Vallée takes the helm for this look at the turbulent early years of Queen Victoria (Emily Blunt), who was crowned at the age of 18, and whose ill-fated marriage to Prince Albert (Rupert Friend) would later prompt her into a life of mournful seclusion. Graham King and Martin Scorsese produce a film penned by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide

* Emily Blunt - Queen Victoria
* Rupert Friend - Prince Albert
* Paul Bettany - Lord Melbourne
* Jim Broadbent - King William
* Miranda Richardson - Duchess of Kent
* Mark Strong - John Conroy
* Thomas Kretschmann

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