Elizabeth the golden age / Universal Pictures and StudioCanal present ; in association with MP Zeta Productions ; a Working Title production ; a Shekhar Kapur film ; produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jonathan Cavendish ; written by William Nicholson and Michael Hirst ; directed by Shekhar Kapur

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Subjects: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603--Drama
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618--Drama
Walsingham, Francis, Sir, 1530?-1590--Drama
Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598--Drama
England--Drama
Great Britain--History--Elizabeth, 1558-1603--Drama
Spain--History--Philip II, 1556-1598--Drama
Spain. Armada--Drama
Films for the hearing impaired
Biographical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Historical films
Kings and rulers--Drama
Queens--Drama
Armada, 1588--Drama
Foreign films
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, French (translated from), Spanish (translated from), Summary is in English, Summary is in French, Summary is in Spanish, English (translated from), French, Spanish
Audience: General, MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13
Published: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Company : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2008
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Golden Age
Additional Authors: Bevan, Tim
Fellner, Eric
Cavendish, Jonathan
Nicholson, William
Hirst, Michael, 1952-
Kapur, Shekhar, 1945-
Blanchett, Cate, 1969-
Rush, Geoffrey, 1951-
Owen, Clive
Mollรก, Jordi
Ifans, Rhys
Cornish, Abbie, 1982-
Morton, Samantha
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Studio Canal
Motion Picture Zeta Produktionsgesellschaft (Firm)
Working Title Films
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: UPC: 025193333223
Videorecording number: 61033332Universal
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1, anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1
In English, French, or Spanish with optional English SDH, subtitles in French or Spanish
Cast: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen, Rhys Ifans, Jordi Molla, Abbie Cornish, Samantha Morton
Credits: Director of photography, Remi Adefarasin ; editor, Jill Bilcock ; music by Craig Armstrong and Ar Rahman ; production designer, Guy Hendrix Dyas ; costume designer, Alexandra Byrne ; make-up and hair designer, Jenny Shircore
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13
Summary: 1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
Special features: Deleted scenes (9 min.); The reign continues: Making "Elizabeth: the golden age" [featurette] (12 min.); Inside Elizabeth's world [featurette] (8 min.); Commanding the winds: Creating the Armada [featurette] (12 min.); Towers, courts and cathedrals [featurette] (11 min.); Feature commentary with director Shekhar Kapur [audio feature]
IMC copy given by the Dept. of English, Miami University (Oxford, OH)
IMC copy 2: In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
Donor : Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). Dept. of English
OCLC Number: 181912522
ISBN/ISSN: 0251933332
61033332