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Number: 26

poster Elizabeth: The Golden Age

IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (62007 votes)

Country: UK, 114 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish, Swedish

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

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 Aimee King Aimee King Infanta
photo Cate Blanchett Cate Blanchett Queen Elizabeth I
photo Laurence Fox Laurence Fox Sir Christopher Hatton
photo John Shrapnel John Shrapnel Lord Howard

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1