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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)  link to Elizabeth: The Golden Age on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 31

poster Elizabeth: The Golden Age

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Country: UK, 1h 54min

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish, Swedish

Genre(s): Drama, War, History, Biography

Director(s): Shekhar Kapur

Storyline:
Two faiths, two empires, two rulers - colliding in 1588. Papist Spain wants to bring down the heretic Elizabeth. Philip is building an armada but needs a rationale to attack. With covert intrigue, Spain sets a trap for the Queen and her principal secretary, Walsingham, using as a pawn Elizabeth's cousin Mary Stuart, who's under house arrest in the North. The trap springs, and the armada sets sail, to rendezvous with French ground forces and to attack. During these months, the Virgin Queen falls in love with Walter Raleigh, keeping him close to court and away from the sea and America. Is treachery or heroism at his heart? Does loneliness await her passionate majesty?

Cast:

photo Jordi Mollà Jordi Mollà King Philip ll of Spain
photo Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett Queen Elizabeth I
photo Laurence Fox Laurence Fox Sir Christopher Hatton
photo John Shrapnel John Shrapnel Lord Howard
photo Geoffrey Rush Geoffrey Rush Sir Francis Walsingham

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1