The Favourite(Movie, 2018)

| 2h | Genres: Drama, History, Comedy
The FavouriteRating: 3.8/5 (with 1,120 votes) 294
The Favourite is a 2018 period black comedy film directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara. It is a co-production of the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and the United States. Set in early 18th-century England, the story examines the relationship between two cousins, Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough (played by Rachel Weisz), and Abigail Masham, who later became Baroness Masham (Emma Stone), vying to be Court favourites of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman); it is loosely based on historical events. Filming took place at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, and at Hampton Court Palace in Hampton Court, Surrey, between March and May 2017. The film premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on 30 August 2018, where it won the Grand Jury Prize and the Volpi Cup for Best Actress (for Colman). It was released in the United States on 23 November 2018 by Fox Searchlight Pictures, and in the United... ()
Movie poster of The Favourite

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Awards & Nominations for The Favourite

Grand Jury Prize Golden Lion

About The Favourite

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Trailer for The Favourite + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Additional Information

Plays in: London
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 31 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Estonian (ET), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Slovenian (SL), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 11/23/2018
Screenwriter: Deborah Davis
Director of Photography: Robbie Ryan
Costume designer: Sandy Powell
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Favourite – Intrigen und Irrsinn"
"La Favorita"
"La Favorite"
"The Balance of Power"
"Η Ευνοούμενη"
"더 페이버릿: 여왕의 여자"
"A Favorita"
"The Favorite"
Budget: 15,000,000 USD
Revenue: 82,124,805 USD (= 547%)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:2872, Added: 02/07/2018, Last updated: 07/20/2019