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Victoria and Abdul (2017)

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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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Bertie, Prince of Wales
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Mohammed
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Lord Salisbury
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Lady Churchill
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Miss Phipps
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Alick Yorke
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Arthur Bigge
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Ahmed
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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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AUD 1,888,081 (Australia) (17 September 2017)
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Judi Dench and Michael Gambon both played in Cranford. See more »

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When Victoria takes her household and family to visit the Karim Family in their cottage at Osborne, the Queen introduces her granddaughter Sophie as the Queen of Greece. Sophie did not become Queen of Greece until 1913. See more »

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Queen Victoria: Everyone I love has died and I just go on and on. What is the point?
Abdul Karim: Service, Your Majesty. We are here for a greater purpose.
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judi dench is marvelous
18 September 2017 | by (london) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the best films that I have seen this year.Judi Dench is peerless as Queen Victoria.She is the queen personified.We can see that whatever understanding that she has of her Indian subjects will pass with her and that the ingrained attitudes will eventually lead to Independence and loss of Empire.A really excellent film.


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