Have you heard of Judi Dench? You surely fell in love with her in James Bond’s films – 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015. This year you can see her in a different role, the queen role.
Victoria and Abdul tells the story of a friendship which can cross any border, even the cultural or social one.
Victoria is the Queen of Great Britain and the Empress of India and at a venerable age of more than 80 years she wants to change her way of seeing the world. This becomes possible when Abdul Karim comes to hand her a silver coin.
Although he receives clear instructions not to look at queen, not even in her eyes during the procession, Abdul manages to attract her attention and through this his life changes.
You will see how a person who has absolutely everything is completely alone and so limited in her choices. Queen Victoria is confronted with people dedicated to the court, but more loyal to power.
How will the relationship between the two develop and what will the people at the court say are things that you will surely be excited to see. For those who did not know, this is based on a story as real as possible.
Some details about actress Judi Dench – Queen Victoria:
She was nominated for Best Actress for Philomena (2013), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005), Iris (2005), Chocolat (2000).
In 1999 she won the Best Actress Oscar in a supporting role for Shakespeare in Love (1998).
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