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Rated R · 120 minutes · 2018

Historical Drama
Anyone—woman or man—who weds for money, position, or power is highly mercenary. And that's what makes the obsidian-black comedy The Favourite so bracing: two alluring, clever, resourceful, and ruthless "ladies" of the early 18th century British royal household, Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Keeper of the Privy Purse (Rachel Weisz), and her déclassé cousin, Abigail Hill (Emma Stone), are so locked in competition for the favors of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) that her bedchamber becomes a key battlefront. "Intriguing" doesn't begin to describe them, and "likable" rarely does. CONTINUE READING
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Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Writer: Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara
Producer: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos, Andrew Lowe, Daniel Battsek, Rose Garnett, Josh Rosenbaum, Ken Kao, Tony McNamara and Deborah Davis
Cast: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, James Smith, Mark Gatiss and Jenny Rainsford


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