Her Majesty (2001)

Her Majesty (2001)

Her Majesty



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Which is more important -- loyalty to your friends, or making your dreams come true? A young girl is forced to make that difficult choice in this comedy-drama set in the early '50s. Elizabeth Wakefield (Sally Andrews) is a 12-year-old girl growing up in the small New Zealand town of Middleton. Elizabeth is fascinated by her namesake, the newly crowned Queen Elizabeth II, and when word gets out that The Queen may be visiting New Zealand, the schoolgirl sparks a letter-writing campaign to invite … More

Rating: PG (thematic elements and some mild language)
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family
Directed By:
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On DVD: Aug 29, 2006
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as Elizabeth Wakefield

as Hira Mata

as John Wakefield

as Virginia Hobson

as Stuart Wakefield

as Annabel Leach

as Victoria Wakefield

as Ian Dixon

as Headmaster Stringfel...

as Mayor Wickstead

as Nigel Osgood

as Queen Elizabeth II
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Critic Reviews for Her Majesty

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (8)

It's a nice study of a young girl's happy obsession.

Full Review… | February 8, 2008
Denver Post
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Gordon's nifty scenario juggles various aspects -- ordinary brink-of-adolescence growing pains, multicultural-tolerance lessons, suspense gambits -- with entertaining skill.

Full Review… | May 11, 2005
Top Critic

Too earnest for its own good.

Full Review… | February 18, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle
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Her Majesty has all the makings of a perfectly charming family picture, and then the plot runs off the rails.

Full Review… | February 18, 2005
Chicago Sun-Times
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Plots points and themes of imperialism and racism are hit on the nose repeatedly, until the audience takes a beating.

Full Review… | February 17, 2005
Chicago Tribune
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So jammed with silly elements that it makes one weary.

Full Review… | November 12, 2004
Miami Herald
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Audience Reviews for Her Majesty

Nice film for young teens. Very sweet...

Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

A sweet touching story about a New Zealand girl who has always wanted to meet Queen Elizabeth and writes and asks her to come visit her town. One day she finds out that the Queen is coming, but her friendship with an outcast Aboriginal could prevent her from meeting the queen.

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