Elizabeth i Essay

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Elizabeth (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Elizabeth | Original film poster | Directed by | Shekhar Kapur | Produced by | Tim Bevan Eric Fellner Alison Owen | Written by | Michael Hirst | Starring | Cate Blanchett Geoffrey Rush Christopher Eccleston Joseph Fiennes John Gielgud Richard Attenborough Kenny Doughty | Music by | David Hirschfelder | Cinematography | Remi Adefarasin | Editing by | Jill Bilcock | Studio | PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Kapurfilm Working Title Films | Distributed by | Gramercy Pictures (theatrical) Universal Pictures | Release date(s) | 8 September 1998 (1998-09-08) (VFF) 23 October 1998 (1998-10-23) (United Kingdom) | Running time | 118 minutes | Country | United Kingdom | Language | English | Budget | $30 million | Box office | $82,150,642 | Elizabeth is a 1998 biographical film written by Michael Hirst, directed by Shekhar Kapur, and starring Cate Blanchett in the title role of Queen Elizabeth I of England, alongside Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Sir John Gielgud, Fanny Ardant and Richard Attenborough. Loosely based on the early years of Elizabeth's reign, in 2007, Blanchett reprised the role in the sequel, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, covering the later part of her reign. The film brought Australian actress Blanchett to international attention. She won several awards for her portrayal of Elizabeth, notably a BAFTA and a Golden Globe in 1998, while the film was also named the 1998 BAFTA Best British Film. Elizabeth was nominated in 7 categories in the 71st Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress, receiving the prize for Best Makeup. The film sees a young Elizabeth elevated to the throne on the death of her half-sister Mary I, who had imprisoned her. Her reign over the divided and bankrupt realm is perceived as

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