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Victoria and Abdul

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Original title
Victoria and Abdul
Running time
112 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Lee Hall (Novel: Shrabani Basu)
Thomas Newman
Danny Cohen
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BBC Films / Cross Street Films / Working Title Films / Perfect World Pictures
Drama. Comedy | Historical. 19th Century. Friendship. Comedy-Drama
Synopsis / Plot
It tells the true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s remarkable rule. 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.
2017: Academy Awards: Nominated for Best Costume Design & Make-up
2017: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy (Judi Dench)
2017: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Make-up & Hair
2017: Satellite Awards: Nom. for Best Adap. Screenplay, Costume & Actress (Dench)
2017: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Actress (Judi Dench)
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