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A Royal Night Out

A Royal Night Out
  • 2015
  • UK
  • 97 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Julian Jarrold
  • Written by: Trevor De Silva/Kevin Hood
  • Cast: Sarah Gadon, Emily Watson, Rupert Everett
  • UK release: 15 May 2015

Whimsical romance based on the true story of how, on VE Day 1945, the teenage princesses Elizabeth (Gadon) and Margaret (Powley) were allowed out of Buckingham Palace to celebrate with the crowds. Gadon is hugely likeable, Powley steals scenes, Everett is excellent as their father and it's tender, funny and occasionally raucous.

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A Royal Night Out

11 May 20154 stars

Entertaining dramedy from Julian Jarrold, inspired by a true story

A charming blend of whimsy and romance, Julian Jarrold's new film is a beauty. It's an affectionate depiction of the royal family that resists swaying into parody, while the seed of the story is based on a real event. On VE Day 1945 the teenage…

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