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The Queen 2006 12

103 mins United Kingdom Director. Stephen Frears

Helen Mirren won as Oscar for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II, the enduring monarch who has to take a few lessons in the art of media management from newly elected Tony Blair, following the shocking death of Princess Diana.

Director Stephen Frears, writer Peter Morgan and actor Michael Sheen (Tony Blair) all reprised their roles from The Deal, their earlier examination of the Blair era, for this highly acclaimed account of a key moment in recent British history.

The film won umpteen international awards including Best Film at the 2006 Baftas, and even received royal assent from Her Majesty herself.

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Directed by

Stephen Frears


Helen Mirren

Michael Sheen

James Cromwell




Oscars - Best Leading Role Oscars - Best Director Oscars - Best Picture Oscars - Best Original Screenplay Best of BAFTA


12 Contains a single use of strong language




United Kingdom



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