R | | Biography, Drama, History
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' two previous films were The Lobster (2015) and The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017). 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.
Mascara was invented in 1913.
The film is broken up into eight sections, each preceded by a number and some dialogue from that section appearing on a blank screen.
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