Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Holiday Film Openings: The Young Victoria

Edited by Rochester's own Matt Garner!

About the film
From Martin Scorsese & the makers of Gosford Park and The Departed, comes the story of Queen Victoria’s early rise to power. From an object of a royal power-struggle in to her romantic courtship and legendary marriage to Prince Albert, Emily Blunt (Devil Wears Prada) gives a stunning performance as The Young Victoria.

The Duchess of York on "The Young Victoria"

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, is the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, a one time confidante to Princess Diana, a Weight Watchers spokesperson, Britain's traditional punching bag and, now, a movie producer -- and she's out on the circuit doing press for "The Young Victoria," her first venture into film production.

Americans are suckers for British accents and aristocracy, so regardless of any accompanying infamy, it was inevitable the Duchess would show up and give good copy to promote the release...Read the Full Report Here.

What's Being Said About the Film

"With a transcendent Emily Blunt in the title role and Rupert Friend splendid as Prince Albert, director Jean-Marc Vallée has created a terrific period piece that retains a modern-day freshness."--The LA Times

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