Victoria and Abdul- Starts October 27th, 2017

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The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.

Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar

Director: Stephen Frears

Writer(s): Lee Hall

Producer(s): Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Beeban Kidron, Tracey Seaward

Production Companies: Cross Street Films, Working Title Films

Genres: Drama, Foreign

Rating:  PG13 (for some thematic elements and language)