Victoria: The Young Years of a Queen

Victoria: The Young Years a Queen ( The Young Victoria ) is a movie historic Anglo – American directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and released in 2009 , with Emily Blunt , Rupert Friend and Paul Bettany . This film traces the life of Queen Victoria of England , from her accession to the throne to her union with Prince Albert of Saxe – Coburg – Gotha . It was co-produced by Martin Scorsese and the Duchess of York .

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Synopsis

At the age of 18, Queen Victoria was recognized for her character. From her coronation to the romance she lives with her first cousin, this biographical film immerses us in the life of this extraordinary queen.

Technical sheet

  • Original title: The Young Victoria
  • French title: Victoria: The Young Years of a Queen
  • Director: Jean-Marc Vallée
  • Scenario: Julian Fellowes
  • Producers: Tim Headington , Graham King , Martin Scorsese and Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York
  • Production Company: GK Films
  • Distribution companies:
    •  : Momentum Pictures 1
    •  : Metropolitan FilmExport 2
  • Composition: Ilan Eshkeri
  • Photography: Hagen Bogdanski
  • Editing: Jill Bilcock and Matt Garner
  • Sets: Patrice Vermette
  • Costumes: Sandy Powell
  • Duration: 102 minutes 3
  • Genre: Historical and dramatic film 3
  • Country: United States and England
  • Original language: English
  • Format: 35 mm – color 2
  • Release dates:
    •  United Kingdom :
    •  France :
    •  Belgium :

Distribution

Actor Paul Bettany at TIFF 2009.
  • Emily Blunt VF : Aurelia Meriel ) : Victoria
  • Rupert Friend : Prince Albert
  • Miranda Richardson : Duchess of Kent
  • Mark Strong (VF: Bernard Alane ) : Sir John Conroy
  • Jim Broadbent : King William IV
  • Harriet Walter : Queen Adelaide
  • Paul Bettany : Lord Melbourne
  • Thomas Kretschmann (VF: Denis Laustriat ) : King Leopold I of Belgium
  • Jesper Christensen (VF: Philippe Laudenbach ) : Baron Stockmar
  • Jeanette Hain : Baroness Louise Lehzen
  • Julian Glover (VF: Vincent Grass ) : Duke of Wellington
  • Michael Maloney : Sir Robert Peel
  • Michiel Huisman (VF: Tristan Petitgirard ) : Prince Ernest of Saxe-Cobourg and Gotha
  • Johnnie Lyne-Pirkis : Prince Ernest-Auguste, Duke of Cumberland
  • Liam Scott : Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
  • Dave A. Hewitt : Duke of Norfolk
  • Danny Dalton : Prince of Prussia
  • Sophie Roberts : Lady Emma Portman
  • Rachael Stirling : Duchess of Sutherland
  • Genevieve O’Reilly : Lady Flora Hastings
  • Roddy Weaver : Chief Valet of William IV
  • David Robb : Lord John Russell
  • Emily Eby : Lady Eliza
  • Beatrice of York : a lady in the company
  • Morven Christie : Watson
  • Josef Altin : Edward Oxford

Notes and references

  1. ↑ (en + fr) Company Credits  [ archive ] , Internet Movie Database (accessed July 16, 2009)
  2. ↑ a and b (en) Victoria: The Young Years of a Queen  [ archive ] , AlloCiné (accessed July 16, 2009)
  3. ↑ a and b First , number 389, page 58

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