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In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.
The characters eat lobster and venison (deer meat). Yorgos Lanthimos's two previous films were The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) and The Lobster (2015). Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz were in The Lobster.
How was my speech?
Lady Sarah: You were brilliant.
Queen Anne: Did I lisp?
Lady Sarah: You don't lisp.
Queen Anne: I know. That was what was so troubling about it. The thought that I suddenly did.
An upper-class person is described as "posh." According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first recorded use of the word in that context was in 1914.
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