The Queen

Stephen Frears (director)
Peter Morgan (screenwriter)
Helen Mirren, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings (starring)

N.p. N.p., Circa 2005. Draft script for the 2006 film.

An intimate look at the British Royal family from May to September of 1997, following the death of Princess Diana on August 31, 1977, and the struggle between Queen Elizabeth's (Helen Mirren) desire to treat it as a private affair, and Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) and Prince Charles' (Alex Jennings) desire to quell the public's demand for a more overt and public expression of grief.

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress for Mirren, nominated for five others including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

Set in and shot on location in England, Scotland, and France.

Pink titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Peter Morgan. Title page integral with first page, with credits for screenwriter Peter Morgan. 106 leaves, with last page of text numbered 106. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper, light creasing to top right, else Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.

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