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Elizabeth

Certificate 15
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Genre: Drama, General Movie/Drama, Feature Director: Shekhar Kapur Released: 1998
Runtime: 119 minutes Language: English Distributor: Universal Pictures
Cast:
Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Chris Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, Fanny Ardant, Kathy Burke, Eric Cantona, James Frain, Vincent Cassel, Daniel Craig, Angus Deayton, Edward Hardwicke, Terence Rigby, Amanda Ryan, Kelly MacDonald, Emily Mortimer, John Gielgud, George Yiasomi, Jamie Forman, Wayne Sleep, Michael Beint, Kenny Doughty, Joseph O'Connor, Edward Highmore, Daniel Moynihan, Donald Pelmear, Tim Bevan, Vladimir Vega
Synopsis:
In 1554, England is ruled by the fervently Catholic Queen Mary (Kathy Burke), whose persecution of Protestants even extends to her own half-sister, Elizabeth (Cate Blanchett). When Mary dies, Elizabeth succeeds to the throne, but finds her country under threat from the Scots, French and Spanish. Although conducting an affair with Robert Dudley, the Earl of Leicester (Joseph Fiennes), Elizabeth is urged by her advisors to wed and produce an heir. Meanwhile, plots against her are being hatched by the Catholic bishops, and Elizabeth soon becomes the target of an assassination attempt. Cate Blanchett was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar and won a BAFTA in recognition of her performance.
Passed '15' for moderate sex , violence and torture sequences.
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