Helen Mirren’s interpretation of the Queen is exceptionally powerful and fantastic. She wonderfully reflects the Queen as a monarch, a mother, a grandmother and, above all, a mere human-being with heart and soul. It’s no wonder why she received all the honorable awards as the best leading actress from her role in this film. She deserved to be recognised. All other characters in the film are also challenging to portray as almost all of them have a living reference. However, Michael Sheen’s role as PM Tony Blair is worth mentioning. He got some kind of on-screen chemistry with Mirren as the struggling of power between British Prime Minister and the Queen.
All in all, this movie is a real-life drama with powerful ensemble of the cast. It somehow plays tribute to Princess Diana as well as the British Royal Family.
5 stars out of 5 – just the great performance of Helen Mirren is worth your time. God save the Queen!