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In early 18th-century England, a frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne, and her closest friend, Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz), governs the country while tending to Anne’s health. When new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, Sarah takes Abigail under her wing as she cunningly schemes to return to her aristocratic roots, setting off an outrageous rivalry to become the Queen’s favourite.

“ ★★★★ The Guardian. Yorgos Lanthimos brings scabrous energy to this dark comedy of 18th-century court intrigue and Colman excels herself. ” more
“ ★★★★★ The Irish Times. A masterpiece of palace intrigue" ” more
“ ★★★★★ Rolling Stone. Best of all, he makes us care about this women warriors who, without compromising their strength, also reveal their vulnerability and sorrow. It’s a creative burst that’s as profound as it is playful. ” more
“ Academy Award 2019 - Best Actress - Olivia Colman ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Best Actress in a Leading Role - Olivia Colman ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Best actress in a Supporting Role - Rachel Weisz ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Best Original Screenplay - Deborah Davis and Tony McNamera ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Outstanding British Film - Yorgos Lanthimos, Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Best Production Design - Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Best Costume Design - Sandy Powell ” more
“ British Film Awards 2019 - Best Makeup and Hair - Nadia Stacey ” more
“ European Film Awards 2019 - Best European Film - Yorgos Lanthimos ” more
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