Victoria & Abdul (Blu-ray)
Victoria & Abdul is a 2017 British biographical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and written by Lee Hall. The film is based on the book of same name by Shrabani Basu, about the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her Indian Muslim servant Abdul Karim. An unofficial sequel to the 1997 film Mrs Brown, it stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith and Adeel Akhtar. The film had its world premiere at the 74th Venice Film Festival, and was theatrically released on 15 September 2017 in the United Kingdom and 22 September 2017 in the United States. It has grossed over $65 million worldwide.
The film was nominated for Best Costume Design and Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 90th Academy Awards, and Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (for Dench) at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.
Victoria & Abdul Trailer
Victoria & Abdul Sypnosis
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
Languages: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; Brazilian Portuguese, Hungarian, Latin American Spanish, Polish, Russian DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, Brazilian Portuguese, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Complex Mandarin, Czech, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Korean, Latin American Spanish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Thai, Turkish
Release Date: 31 Jan 2018
Running Time: Approx. 1 hour 51 mins
Number of Discs: 1 Blu-ray
CAST: Judi Dench, Eddie Izzard, Ali Fazal, Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon, Tim Pigott-Smith, Simon Callow
DIRECTED BY: Stephen Frears
BONUS FEATURES: ?️ Judi & Ali ?️ The Look of Victoria & Abdul