The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl

Director: Justin Chadwick Cast: Eric Bana
Eric Bana
, Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
, Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
, Jim Sturgess
Jim Sturgess
Justin Chadwick
The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl

Director: Justin Chadwick Cast: Eric Bana
Eric Bana
, Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
, Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
, Jim Sturgess
Jim Sturgess
Justin Chadwick

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Overview

Adapted from author Philippa Gregory's historical novel of the same name, director Justin Chadwick's atmospheric period drama follows the fierce competition between sisters Mary (Scarlett Johansson) and Anne Boleyn (Natalie Portman) to win the affections of Tudor king Henry VIII (Eric Bana). Anne and Mary Boleyn are under pressure from their father and uncle to help maintain the family's rich legacy and ensure their further prosperity by winning the affections of none other than the king of England (Eric Bana). But life in the royal court is far different than it was in the countryside where these two sisters were raised, and before long their bid to earn the love of the king has transformed two once-happy sisters into bitter rivals. At first, it appears that Mary has triumphed in winning the king's favor by becoming his mistress and bearing him an illegitimate child. Despite her early success, however, Mary has underestimated just how clever and cunning her sibling can truly be. Not only does the relentless Anne manage to edge aside her sister in the eyes of King Henry, but she also succeeds in averting his gaze from his wife, Queen Catherine of Aragon, as well. Mary is driven by genuine affection for King Henry, while her sister Anne has only kept up the charade in a desperate bid to become the queen of England. Now, the growing chasm between two sisters is mirrored on a larger scale as England becomes divided more than ever before. As the consequences of their actions threaten to alter the course of an entire nation, these two sisters will ultimately discover that the only place they will find true strength and loyalty is in family, and that no matter what the consequences they will forever be bound by blood.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/10/2008
UPC: 0043396214507
Original Release: 2008
Rating: PG-13
Source: SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMT
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Language: English
Time: 1:55:00
Sales rank: 37,683

Special Features

Closed Caption; Deleted and extended scenes; "Translating History to the Screen" - Featurette on bringing the actual historical story and best selling novel to life; "To Be a Lady" Featurette on the life of a lady & court etiquette in 16th century England; Members of the Court Biographies: Go in depth and explore the real lives of Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII and others

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eric Bana Henry Tudor
Natalie Portman Anne Boleyn
Scarlett Johansson Mary Boleyn
Jim Sturgess George Boleyn
Mark Rylance Sir Thomas Boleyn
David Morrissey Thomas Howard
Benedict Cumberbatch William Carey
Ana Torrent Katherine of Aragon
Oliver Coleman Henry Percy
Kristin Scott Thomas Lady Elizabeth Boleyn
Eddie Redmayne William Stafford
Juno Temple Jane Parker
Thom Cox Rider
Iain Mitchell Thomas Cromwell
Andrew Garfield Francis Weston
Corinne Galloway Jane Seymour
Tiffany Freisberg Mary Talbot
Tom Cox Rider
Michael Smiley Physician
Montserrat Roig de Puig Lady in Waiting
Mark Lewis Jones Brandon
Alfie Allen King's Messenger
Paul Cantelon Composer
Joseph Moore Young Henry
Bill Willis Archbishop Cranmer
Joanna Scanlan Midwife
Brodie Judge Young Catherine
Oscar Negus Little Henry
Maisie Smith Young Elizabeth
Daisy Doidge-Hill Young Anne
Kizzy Fassett Young Mary
Finton Reilly Young George
Emma Noakes Maid
Poppy Hurst Little Catherine
Constance Stride Mary Tudor
Bill Wallis Archbishop Cranmer

Technical Credits
Justin Chadwick Director
Peter Morgan Screenwriter
Karen Lindsay-Stewart Casting
Scott Rudin Producer,Executive Producer
Alison Owen Producer
Philippa Gregory Screenwriter
David M. Thompson Executive Producer,Producer
Jane Robertson Producer
Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor Special Effects
Daniel Crowley Sound Effects
Michael Fentum Sound Effects
Mark Cooper Producer
Peter Burgis Sound Effects
Andie Derrick Sound Effects
Mike Dowson Sound Effects
Derek Lea Stunts
Faye Ward Producer
Joseph Geday Special Effects
Tez Palmer Special Effects
Nigel Wilkinson Special Effects
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