About

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

7.5
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Directed by

Shekhar Kapur

Written by

Michael Hirst (Screenplay)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Declared illegitimate aged 3. Tried for treason aged 21. Crowned Queen aged 25.

Cast

Keywords

historical figure 16th century queen catholic queen elizabeth i duke treason british monarchy protestant tudors

Photos

Lists

#71 on Top 100 British films BFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Makeup

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Peter Howitt