The Favourite (2018)

Drama, History, Comedy | 120 Minutes
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  • The Favourite n the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and a mercurial temper. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots.

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This greatly touted film hits DSM on Friday. I watched it last weekend & was less than thrilled. Two young women fight for the affection of Queen Anne during England's war w/ France. Great performances but a weird story & annoying filmmaking distracted me. Pretty dark film. B

-Mr. Movie Reviews


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The Favourite

20182 h 00 min
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In 18th century England, the close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

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Director Yorgos Lanthimos
Runtime 2 h 00 min
Release Date 20 November 2018
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