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Interview with Stephen Frears about his film,

posted by Jason Kottke   Feb 14, 2007

Interview with Stephen Frears about his film, The Queen. "Do you think, then, that some of the power of the monarchy derives from its privacy and secrecy, and that as it modernizes — as the people are demanding that it do — it will actually lose some of that power?"

The Queen

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 02, 2007

Talking about it afterwards, a friend remarked, "I bet way more people in the US would go see this if they knew it was about Princess Diana". It is and it isn't, but I agree: the movie concerns Princess Diana and it's great, so go see it. Trailer here.