Elizabeth [videorecording] / PolyGram Filmed Entertainment presents in association with Channel Four Films a Working Title production ; written by Michael Hirst ; produced by Alison Owen, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan ; directed by Shekhar Kapur.
Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs.
Optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1998.
Includes audio commentary by Shekhar Kapur.
Includes: The making of Elizabeth / produced and directed by Richard Leyland ; a R 'n' R production for PolyGram Filmed Entertainment.
Includes theatrical trailer and teaser, photo gallery, and biographies of selected cast and crew.
Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Jill Bilcock ; music, David Hirschfelder.
Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud.
Consensus: A typically solid performance from Blanchett elevates this above mere historical drama.
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