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The Queen movie is based on the differing views in how to deal with the death of Diana. The Queen, along with her husband and mother, sees her death as a private affair, not to be treated as an official Royal death, in contrast with newly-elected Prime Minister Tony Blair and Diana's ex-husband Prince Charles, who attempt to reflect the public wish for an official expression of grief.

Matters are further complicated by the media, royal...

Michael Sheen honoured by the Queen

Washington (ANI): Michael Sheen, who portrayed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in the hit film The Queen, met the real British monarch face to face when he was honoured during a ceremony...
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Michael Sheen still jealous of Helen Mirren

Washington (ANI): British actor Michael Sheen is still sore that his performance in 2006 film The Queen did not receive the same level of attention as his co-star Helen Mirren's acting got. ...
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Hollywood's darker side at Venice

Venice (Reuters): Dark tales of real-life crime dominate Hollywood's star-studded assault on the Venice Film Festival this year, with US directors drawing inspiration from murder mysteries of the...
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Stephen Frear's <i>The Queen</i> at Venice

Venice (Reuters): The Queen, a superbly acted reconstruction of the crisis within the British monarchy caused by Princess Diana's death in 1997, is the early favourite to land the big prizes at the...
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And the Oscar most probably goes to...

Los Angeles (Reuters): Martin Scorsese's crime thriller The Departed is almost certain to grab a slot in the Oscar race for best film, along with the musical Dreamgirls and the comedy Little Miss...
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Keira Knightley to play Princess Diana

Actress Keira Knightley is being lined up to play Diana, Princess of Wales in a movie based on the late British royal's life. A controversial book, Diana and the Paparazzi, is at the centre of a...
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