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The favourite [videorecoding] / Fox Searchlight Pictures, Film4 and Waypoint Entertainment present ; an Element Pictures/Scarlet Films production ; a film by Yorgos Lanthimos ; produced by Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney ; Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos ; written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara ; directed by Yorgos Lanthimos ; made in association with TSG Entertainment.

Lanthimos, Yorgos, 1973- (film producer, film director). Dempsey, Ceci, (film producer). Guiney, Ed, (film producer). Magiday, Lee, (film producer). Davis, Deborah, (screenwriter). McNamara, Tony (Director), (screenwriter). Colman, Olivia, (actor). Stone, Emma, 1988- (actor). Weisz, Rachel, 1970- (actor). Gatiss, Mark, (actor). Hoult, Nicholas, 1989- (actor). Alwyn, Joe, (actor). Smith, James, (actor). Rainsford, Jenny, (actor). Hosseini, Komeil, S, (composer (expression)). Ryan, Robbie, (director of photography). Mavropsaridis, Yorgos, 1954- (editor of moving image work). Powell, Sandy, (costume designer). Fox Searchlight Pictures, (production company, presenter). FilmFour (Firm), (production company, presenter). Waypoint Entertainment (Firm), (production company, presenter). Element Pictures (Firm), (production company). Scarlet Films (Firm), (production company). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher). Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Mark Gatiss, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, James Smith, Jenny Rainsford. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 26 of 61 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Harnett County Library System.

Current holds

44 current holds with 61 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Harnett County Main Library DVD F Fav 051 G (Text) 33630005027912 Adult Video Checked out 05/21/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786317611320
  • ISBN: 6317611327
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (119 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2019

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Special features: deleted scenes ; The Favourite: unstitching the costume drama (22 min.) ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Yorgos Mavropsaridis ; music, Komeil S. Hosseini ; line producer, Cáit Collins ; sound designer, Johnnie Burn ; hair & makeup design, Nadia Stacey ; production designer, Fiona Crombie ; costume designer, Sandy Powell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Mark Gatiss, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, James Smith, Jenny Rainsford.
Summary, etc.:
Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion. Their growing friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions, and no one will stand in her way.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, nudity and language.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Note:
In English, Spanish, or French; optional Spanish or French subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 2018: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Colman).
2018 Academy Award nominee: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Stone & Weisz).
Subject: Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714 > Drama.
Marlborough, Sarah Jennings Churchill, Duchess of, 1660-1744 > Drama.
Masham, Abigail, Lady, 1684 or 1685-1734 > Drama.
Female friendship > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 18th century > Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Drama.
Ambition > Drama.
Favorites, Royal > Great Britain > Drama.
Nobility > Great Britain > Drama.
Great Britain > History > Anne, 1702-1714 > Drama.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1702-1714 > Drama.
Great Britain > Court and courtiers > Drama.
Amistad > Teatro
Ambición > Teatro
Inglaterra > Vida social y costumbres > Siglo XVIII > Teatro
Genre: Dark comedy films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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