Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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The Game of Their Lives (2002)

A BBC documentary producer is given unprecedented access in North Korea to chronicle the story of the famed 1966 World Cup team from the North that advanced to the quarterfinals. The feature includes interviews with surviving members of the team, English fans and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Gordon
CAST:  Daniel Gordon  •  Paul Nicholson  •  Pak Doo-ik  •  Giovanni Rivera

A BBC documentary producer is given unprecedented access in North Korea to chronicle the story of the famed 1966 World Cup team from the North that advanced to the quarterfinals. The feature includes interviews with surviving members of the team, English fans and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Gordon
CAST:  Daniel Gordon  •  Paul Nicholson  •  Pak Doo-ik  •  Giovanni Rivera

The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)

Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician Nostradamus actually predict such events as the fall of King Louis XVI, the rise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Philip L. Clarke  •  Ray Laska  •  David Burke

Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician Nostradamus actually predict such events as the fall of King Louis XVI, the rise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Guenette
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Philip L. Clarke  •  Ray Laska  •  David Burke

Comfort and Indifference (1982)

Made shortly after the referendum on Quebec's independence was held, this documentary illustrates what the politicians' promises were and how the population did not really care nor truly understand what was really at stake, even though just about everyone had an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Ronfard  •  Pierre Elliott Trudeau  •  René Lévesque  •  Jean Chrétien

Made shortly after the referendum on Quebec's independence was held, this documentary illustrates what the politicians' promises were and how the population did not really care nor truly understand what was really at stake, even though just about everyone had an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Denys Arcand
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Ronfard  •  Pierre Elliott Trudeau  •  René Lévesque  •  Jean Chrétien

Trudeau (2002)

This docu-drama spans fifteen turbulent years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of the most enigmatic and polarizing Prime Ministers in Canadian history. The film explores the many facets of his character and his vision for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Polly Shannon  •  Colm Feore  •  Aidan Devine  •  Sara Botsford

This docu-drama spans fifteen turbulent years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of the most enigmatic and polarizing Prime Ministers in Canadian history. The film explores the many facets of his character and his vision for his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerry Ciccoritti
CAST:  Polly Shannon  •  Colm Feore  •  Aidan Devine  •  Sara Botsford

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (2012)

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  J.K. Rowling

The London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony took place at 9pm on 27 July 2012. Titled 'Isles of Wonder', the Ceremony welcomed the finest athletes from more than 200 nations for the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, marking an historic third time the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Mike Oldfield  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  J.K. Rowling

A Private Function (1984)

In the summer of 1947, Britain prepares to commemorate the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip. To get around food-rationing laws, Dr. Charles Swaby, accountant Henry Allardyce and solicitor Frank Lockwood are fattening a black-market pig for the big ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Mowbray
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Maggie Smith  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Denholm Elliott

In the summer of 1947, Britain prepares to commemorate the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip. To get around food-rationing laws, Dr. Charles Swaby, accountant Henry Allardyce and solicitor Frank Lockwood are fattening a black-market pig for the big ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Malcolm Mowbray
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Maggie Smith  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Denholm Elliott

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DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Malcolm McLaren  •  Hetty Bower  •  Miss Marsh

La Rabbia (1963)

Documentary footage (from the 1950s) and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer the existential question, Why are our lives characterized by discontent, anguish, and fear? The film is in two completely separate parts, and the directors of these respective ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini  •  Giovanni Guareschi
CAST:  Giorgio Bassani  •  Renato Guttuso  •  Gigi Artuso  •  Carlo Romano

Documentary footage (from the 1950s) and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer the existential question, Why are our lives characterized by discontent, anguish, and fear? The film is in two completely separate parts, and the directors of these respective ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pier Paolo Pasolini  •  Giovanni Guareschi
CAST:  Giorgio Bassani  •  Renato Guttuso  •  Gigi Artuso  •  Carlo Romano

Royal Journey (1951)

A documentary account of the five-week visit of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to Canada and the United States in the fall of 1951. Stops on the royal tour include Québec City, the National War Memorial in Ottawa, the Trenton Air Force Base in Toronto ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Bairstow  •  Roger Blais  •  Gudrun Parker
CAST:  Maurice Duplessis  •  Elwood Glover  •  Camillien Houde  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

A documentary account of the five-week visit of Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh to Canada and the United States in the fall of 1951. Stops on the royal tour include Québec City, the National War Memorial in Ottawa, the Trenton Air Force Base in Toronto ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Bairstow  •  Roger Blais  •  Gudrun Parker
CAST:  Maurice Duplessis  •  Elwood Glover  •  Camillien Houde  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

A Queen Is Crowned (1953)

A lavish documentary film of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation in 1953.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Waldman
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Prince Philip  •  Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

A lavish documentary film of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation in 1953.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Waldman
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Prince Philip  •  Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

Atlantic Ferry (1941)

The MacIver brothers (Michael Redgrave, Griffith Jones) build the first ship to cross the Atlantic by steam power alone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Griffith Jones  •  Hartley Power

The MacIver brothers (Michael Redgrave, Griffith Jones) build the first ship to cross the Atlantic by steam power alone.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Griffith Jones  •  Hartley Power

Being Jacques Chirac (2006)

Since 1967, Jacques Chirac has appeared everyday on television : millions of hours of automatic gestures, jerky speeches and feverish cavalcades. This mockumentary is based on archival footage and told at the first person (the voice of the French president is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karl Zéro  •  Michel Royer
CAST:  Jacques Chirac  •  Tony Blair  •  George W. Bush  •  Jean-Marie Le Pen

Since 1967, Jacques Chirac has appeared everyday on television : millions of hours of automatic gestures, jerky speeches and feverish cavalcades. This mockumentary is based on archival footage and told at the first person (the voice of the French president is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karl Zéro  •  Michel Royer
CAST:  Jacques Chirac  •  Tony Blair  •  George W. Bush  •  Jean-Marie Le Pen

Soul Boys of the Western World (2014)

A journey through the 1980s and beyond; the story of a band, an era and how one small gathering of outsiders in London shaped the entire world’s view of music and fashion. The film is not only a fascinating, often hard-hitting social and cultural document of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Hencken
CAST:  Tony Hadley  •  John Keeble  •  Gary Kemp  •  Martin Kemp

A journey through the 1980s and beyond; the story of a band, an era and how one small gathering of outsiders in London shaped the entire world’s view of music and fashion. The film is not only a fascinating, often hard-hitting social and cultural document of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Hencken
CAST:  Tony Hadley  •  John Keeble  •  Gary Kemp  •  Martin Kemp

Death of a Nation: The Timor Conspiracy (1994)

The sensational expose of the complicity of Britain, USA and Australia in the continuing genocide in East Timor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Munro
CAST:  John Pilger  •  Betty Ford  •  Gerald Ford  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

The sensational expose of the complicity of Britain, USA and Australia in the continuing genocide in East Timor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Munro
CAST:  John Pilger  •  Betty Ford  •  Gerald Ford  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

Shadow World (2016)

A detailed investigation into the political and economic interests that, since the beginning of the 20th century, have pulled the strings of the arms trade, hidden in the shadows, feeding the shameful corruption of politicians and government officials and promoting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johan Grimonprez
CAST:  Eduardo Galeano  •  Lawrence Wilkerson  •  Jeremy Rifkin  •  Pierre Sprey

A detailed investigation into the political and economic interests that, since the beginning of the 20th century, have pulled the strings of the arms trade, hidden in the shadows, feeding the shameful corruption of politicians and government officials and promoting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Johan Grimonprez
CAST:  Eduardo Galeano  •  Lawrence Wilkerson  •  Jeremy Rifkin  •  Pierre Sprey

Our Queen at Ninety (2016)

Documentary following the Queen and members of the British Royal Family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ashley Gething
CAST:  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  David Beckham  •  Michael Caine  •  David Cameron

Documentary following the Queen and members of the British Royal Family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ashley Gething
CAST:  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  David Beckham  •  Michael Caine  •  David Cameron

The Presidents' Gatekeepers (2013)

An analysis of what the role of the Chief of Staff is in his position at the service of the President of the United States of America and how it has been in the past: a in-depth look, through the corridors of White House, at the internal affairs of nine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gédéon Naudet  •  Jules Naudet
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Barack Obama

An analysis of what the role of the Chief of Staff is in his position at the service of the President of the United States of America and how it has been in the past: a in-depth look, through the corridors of White House, at the internal affairs of nine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gédéon Naudet  •  Jules Naudet
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Barack Obama

A Jubilee Tribute to The Queen by The Prince of Wales (2012)

Marking the Diamond Jubilee (1952-2012) of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles shares his memories of the private side of his mother, the Queen, making use of his family's home movies.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Prince Charles  •  Prince Philip  •  Princess Anne

Marking the Diamond Jubilee (1952-2012) of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles shares his memories of the private side of his mother, the Queen, making use of his family's home movies.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Prince Charles  •  Prince Philip  •  Princess Anne

Happy and Glorious (2012)

A short film by Danny Boyle starring James Bond and Queen Elizabeth II. It originally aired as part of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Julia McKenzie

A short film by Danny Boyle starring James Bond and Queen Elizabeth II. It originally aired as part of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Julia McKenzie

The Coronation (2018)

The 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II marked the moment when she was formally recognized as England's new sovereign in front of God and her subjects. Three hundred million people tuned in, making it the most watched event in history. Now, for the first time, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Lilley
CAST:  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Prince Philip  •  Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother  •  King George VI of the United Kingdom

The 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II marked the moment when she was formally recognized as England's new sovereign in front of God and her subjects. Three hundred million people tuned in, making it the most watched event in history. Now, for the first time, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harvey Lilley
CAST:  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Prince Philip  •  Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother  •  King George VI of the United Kingdom
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