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The Other Boleyn Girl (15-Feb-2008)

Director: Justin Chadwick

Writer: Peter Morgan

From novel by: Philippa Gregory

Music by: Paul Cantelon

Producer: Alison Owen

Keywords: Romantic Drama, British Royalty

Period piece tells of the Boleyn sisters' battle to win the illicit affection of King Henry VIII of England.

ABSTRACT
Frustrated over his inability to produce a male heir with wife Katherine of Aragon, King Henry VIII of England entertains an audience with the aristocratic Boleyn family, telling of his plans to take one of their daughters as his mistress with the intent of producing a worthy heir. The initial plan in the Boleyn camp is to put forth Anne, the charismatic half of the Boleyn sisters, to fulfill the King's desires; after Henry expresses a wish to indulge in a romance with the markedly meek Mary, however, an all-out interpersonal conflict with far reaching consequences breaks out, as two young sisters hungry for an elevated position of privilege fight for the monarch's heart.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eric Bana
Actor
9-Aug-1968   Hulk, Chopper
Benedict Cumberbatch
Actor
19-Jul-1976   BBC's Sherlock Holmes
Andrew Garfield
Actor
20-Aug-1983   The Social Network
Scarlett Johansson
Actor
22-Nov-1984   Ghost World, Lost in Translation
Natalie Portman
Actor
9-Jun-1981   Black Swan
Eddie Redmayne
Actor
6-Jan-1982   Red
Jim Sturgess
Actor
16-May-1981   Across the Universe
Juno Temple
Actor
21-Jul-1989   St. Trinian's
Kristin Scott Thomas
Actor
24-May-1960   Four Weddings and a Funeral

CAST

Natalie Portman   ...   Anne Boleyn
Scarlett Johansson   ...   Mary Boleyn
and
Eric Bana   ...   Henry Tudor
Kristin Scott Thomas   ...   Lady Elizabeth Boleyn
Mark Rylance   ...   Sir Thomas Boleyn
Jim Sturgess   ...   George Boleyn
Eddie Redmayne   ...   William Stafford
Benedict Cumberbatch   ...   William Carey
Juno Temple   ...   Jane Parker
Ana Torrent   ...   Katherine of Aragon
Mark Lewis Jones   ...   Brandon
with
David Morrissey   ...   The Duke of Norfolk
Oliver Coleman   ...   Henry Percy
Tom Cox   ...   Rider
Michael Smiley   ...   Physician
Montserrat Roig de Puig   ...   Lady in Waiting
Iain Mitchell   ...   Thomas Cromwell
Andrew Garfield   ...   Francis Weston
Corinne Galloway   ...   Jane Seymour
Alfie Allen   ...   King's Messenger
Joseph Moore   ...   Young Henry
Tiffany Freisberg   ...   Mary Talbot
Bill Wallis   ...   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

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