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Aro Recommended Elizabeth

 

UK 1998, 124 minutes
Dir. Shekhar Kapur
Rating: [M]
Genres: Drama / Girl-centric

Topics: Period - 1500s.

 

Aroview: Attended by much ballyhoo, Australian actress Cate Blanchett fruitfully represents England's famous Queen as a key player in the sex tragi-comedy of 16th century Europe, as half of Europe looks to marry her (or marry her off) for strategic advantage.

Deeper historical aspects are kept to a mininum (and never really resolved), dir. Kapur (BANDIT QUEEN) instead sketching a colourful visual poem out of scenes of bed-chamber, court and dungeon politics.

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DVD Features

  • cast and/or crew interviews
  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
 

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