When news of the death of Princess Diana, undoubtedly the most famous woman in the world, breaks upon a shocked and disbelieving British public, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II retreats behind the walls of Balmoral Castle with her family, unable to comprehend the public response to the tragedy. For Tony Blair, the popular and newly elected Prime Minister, the people's need for reassurance and support from their leaders is palpable. As the unprecedented outpouring of emotion grows ever stronger, Blair must find a way to reconnect The Queen with the British Public.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Written by: Peter Morgan

Cinematography: Affonso Beato

Editing: Lucia Zucchetti

Original Score: Alexandre Desplat

Cast: Helen Mirren (The Queen), James Cromwell (Prince Philip), Michael Sheen (Tony Blair), Sylvia Sims (Queen Mother)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Composer 2007
  • European Actress 2007
  • European Director 2007
  • European Film 2007
  • European Film Academy Prix d'Excellence 2007
  • European Screenwriter 2007
  • People's Choice Award 2007
  • Feature Film Selection 2007