Tag: Tom Hooper

The speech of a king

Posted on 16th May 2018  in List of historical films

The King’s Speech ( The King’s Speech ), or The King’s Speech in Quebec and New Brunswick , is a drama historic British directed by Tom Hooper , released in 2010 . (more…)

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Tag: Tom Hooper

Elizabeth I

Posted on 15th May 2018  in List of historical films

Elizabeth I is a British mini-series in two episodes directed by Tom Hooper , and broadcast on Channel 4 onin the United Kingdom, then on HBO in the United States, with Helen Mirren in the title role , and Jeremy Irons in that of her lover Count Robert Dudley .

The series is a critical success and receives several awards, including the Emmys and Golden Globes for Best Miniseries, Best Actress (Mirren) and Best Supporting Actor (Irons).

Later in the year, Helen Mirren plays in the film The Queen by Stephen Frears , biopic of Queen Elizabeth II , a role for which she won among others the Academy Award for Best Actress . (more…)

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