BREAKING TORONTO FILM NEWS

Monday, May 21, 2018

"Victoria Day"



Take a look at director Stephen Frears' comedy drama "Victoria & Abdul" (2017), based on the book by Shrabani Basu, following the 1887 relationship between 'Queen Victoria' of the United Kingdom and her Indian servant 'Abdul Karim', starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith and Adeel Akhtar:


"....in 1887, 'Abdul Karim', a young prison clerk from Agra, India, is instructed to travel to England for the 'Golden Jubilee' of 'Queen Victoria' to present her with a 'mohur', a gold coin which has been minted as a token of appreciation from British-ruled India.


"The Queen, who is lonely and tired of her fawning courtiers, develops an interest in and later a friendship with Abdul, spending time with him alone..."


Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Victoria & Abdul"...