R | | Drama, History, Romance
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.
An entire day's worth of filming was spent on a scene in which Abbie Cornish emerges from a bathtub.
Tonight, I love the whole pathetic, glorious, ridiculous world... and you, my darling, most of all and more than ever.
In the newsreel scene from 1936 showing the funeral procession of Edward's father the King, the voiceover announcer says that "King George the Third has died and the nation mourns". It should of course have been King George the Fifth.
English, French, Russian
$47,074 (USA) (5 February 2012)
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