This celebrated film follows the relationship between Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) and Queen Elizabeth (Helen Mirren) in the wake of the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Newly appointed Blair finds himself at odds with the Queen over her reluctance to publicly mourn the princess, and increasing pressure from the heartbroken British public, who view her silence as cold and heartless. In her Academy-Award winning role, Mirren masterfully embodies the nature of the Elizabeth we have come to know.
Based on Alan Bennett's acclaimed play, The Madness of King George takes a dark-humoured look at the mental decline of King George III of the United Kingdom. As the monarch alternates between bouts of confusion and near-violent outbursts of temper, his doctors attempt the ineffectual cures of the time. Meanwhile, the Prince of Wales plots to take the throne from the King, whom many blame for the loss of the colonies. However, the prime minister and his wife Queen Charlotte (Helen Mirren) are determined to prevent such a betrayal.
Ken Russell’s biographical drama of a great early 20th-century artist portrays the glorious intrigues of the Parisian artists-and-writers colony. Paris, 1910, and brash young sculptor Henri Gaudier (Scott Antony) begins a creative partnership with an older writer, Sophie Brzeska (Dorothy Tutin). Though the couple are 20 years apart in age, Gaudier finds his untamed work is complemented by the older woman's cultural refinement.
In this extraordinary mix of wickedness, energy and humour, Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, 1971) plays Mick Travis, a determined young man. Starting off as a coffee salesman, Mick is soon promoted within his company. But then a series of bizarre obstacles occur, all threatening Mick’s trajectory toward success. As Mick becomes smitten with the gorgeous Patricia (Helen Mirren), he winds up working for her father, the sinister executive Sir James Burgess (Ralph Richardson), where things progressively get stranger.
A heart-warming comedy inspired by the true story of a group of brave women who bare all for charity and in doing so, gain international notoriety. When Annie’s (Julie Walters) husband is diagnosed with cancer, Chris Harper (Helen Mirren) and the other ordinary members of the Women's Institute - a prim and proper ladies' club in Yorkshire - decide they need to find a more compelling way to fundraise.
Based on the autobiographical novel by acclaimed artist Norman Lindsay is this wise and funny study at the rekindling of an artist’s passion in the most unlikely of places. Attempting to leave the problems and stresses of the modern world behind, successful but creatively jaded painter Bradley Morahan (James Mason) moves from New York City to a small Australian island in search of tranquillity and peace. Here he meets the young and beautiful Cora (Helen Mirren), who becomes his muse.