- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Saul Dibb
- Cast: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Sebastian Applewhite
- Website: www.theduchessmovie.co.uk
Period drama retelling the true life story of early 19th century socialite Georgiana Cavendish (Knightley), who finds herself in a mismatched and temperamental marriage, complete with a meddling other woman. She falls for the future prime minister Charles Grey (Cooper) but only inequality and tragedy can come of such assignations. Familiar and tedious stuff,'The Duchess' is essentially a beautifully shot period TV drama.
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The Duchess4 Sep 2008
In his second film feature UK filmmaker Saul Bullet Boy Dibb retells the tragic true life story of 18th/early 19th Century aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Celebrated beauty and socialite Georgiana (Keira Knightley) is married off…
Profile: Saul Dibb4 Sep 2008
Name: Saul Dibb, Born: London, England, 1968. Background: Dibb started his career working on documentaries. Lifters followed a group of shoplifters and 2003’s Easy Money detailed the life of a couple working in the porn industry. He also worked as a…
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