Victoria & Abdul
- PG-13 (for some thematic elements and language)
- Running time:
- 112 minutes
When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy.As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
- Release date:
- September 22, 2017
- Quick review:
- Judi Dench stars as Queen Victoria, who late in life develops a rejuvenating friendship with an Indian servant (Ali Fazal) who teaches her about the customs of his native land, to her delight and to the consternation of her scandalized staff. With Eddie Izzard, Olivia Williams.