The Favourite

GENRE: Biography / Historical
RELEASE DATE: December 20, 2018
STARRING: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Delves
DIRECTOR: Yorgos Lanthimos
WRITER(S): Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
MOVIE SYNOPSIS: In the early 18th century, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance to return to her aristocratic roots.