R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
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.
This is the second film that Rachel Weisz and Nicholas Hoult have starred in together. The first was About a Boy (2002).
If you do not go, I will start kicking you and I will not stop.
Emma Stone's freckles come and go. In the period depicted, an upper-class woman wouldn't spend enough time in the sun to acquire freckles. However, it was clear from the plot that Abigail had fallen on hard times prior to attending court; having to work as a domestic servant strongly suggests that she might well have been exposed to the sun, contrary to her new-found standing among the upper class.
Both the Twentieth Century Fox and Film4 fanfares are played using the creaking and sounds of rabbits in their cages.
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