PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.
Angharad Rees designed some of the jewelry worn by Queen Elizabeth and her ladies in waiting. Pieces from Rees' Qing Dynasty Collection appear throughout the film.
Title Card: Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Philip of Spain, a devout Catholic, has plunged Europe into holy war. Only England stands against him, ruled by a Protestant Queen.
Eric XIV is said to be King of Sweden in 1585. In fact he was murdered by poison in 1568, almost 20 years before the film is set. It was his half-brother Johan III who ruled Sweden from 1568 to 1592.
English, Spanish, Swedish
$6,153,075 (USA) (14 October 2007)