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Remember Queen Elizabeth II, Her Life Story is Summarized in 7 Films and Series

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Queen Elizabeth II is known as one of the most respected women in the world. The story of his life with the title of King of the United Kingdom has also been featured in several movies and series.

Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday, (8/9/2022) at Balmoral at the age of 96. The Queen certainly left many memories, not only for her family, but also for the international community.

Queen Elizabeth II is known as the leader of the British Empire for approximately 70 years. She ascended to the queen’s throne at the tender age of 20 because her father died of illness.

During her lifetime, Queen Elizabeth II was known as one of the most respected women in the world. He is a leader, role model, as well as an idol and inspiration for many people The story of his life with the title of King of the United Kingdom has also been featured in several movies and series. Among them are the following:

Movies that Show Queen Elizabeth II’s Figure

1. The Crown

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The Crown

The Queen, who died at the age of 96 on Thursday (Sept 8), was the central character in the Emmy-winning series The Crown, which airs on the Netflix platform.

The Crown is a series that focuses on the life of Queen Elizabeth II. This series is quite comprehensive in discussing the life of Queen Elizabeth II. In the first and second seasons, the series chronicles the life of a young Queen Elizabeth.

Claire Foy won two Emmys and a Golden Globe after playing the young version of Elizabeth who suddenly became queen at the age of 27. Olivia Colman then replaced her in the next season, as the queen at a more mature age, and Imelda Staunton will play Elizabeth in the fifth season that will air in November.

When Foy won the Golden Globe in 2017, she thanked a number of amazing women, including Queen Elizabeth II.

“She has been at the center of the world for the last 63 years, and I think the world needs more women,” Foy said.

2. Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen

First, there is the movie Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen in 2022, which is a documentary on Queen Elizabeth II.

The film presents footage of Queen Elizabeth II as a baby, when she first traveled abroad with her family, and the moment of her engagement to Prince Philip to become Queen of England replacing her father. Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen was produced by BBC Studio with 400 reels of film prepared by Queen Elizabeth II.

The reels contain behind-the-scenes moments of major events, lost news, and footage of moments that were never made public. This work will certainly bring tears to the eyes of those who watch it, especially now.

3. Elizabeth: A Portrait in Part(s)

Unlike the previous movie, “Elizabeth: A Portrait in Part(s)” takes the angle of key moments when Queen Elizabeth II delivered her speeches and aspirations. In this movie, you will learn the history and politics of England that has been packaged in as much detail as possible.

The movie, which was made to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, also tells of important policies, such as the role of the British state outside the royal sphere. Perfect for those of you who love historical documentaries!

4. A Royal Night Out

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A Royal Night Out

This movie shows the other side of Queen Elizabeth’s life. In her teenage years, the Queen wanted to be an ordinary woman who wanted to be free and enjoy life like everyone else.

In this movie, it is said that Queen Elizabeth II and her younger sister, Princess Margaret, wanted to enjoy life as ordinary people. They both got involved in an adventure to celebrate the end of World War II.

However, while they are having fun, trouble comes their way, making Elizabeth and Margaret learn and enjoy the realities of life.

Read also: Queen Elizabeth II Passes Away, Who’s Next in Line to the British Throne?

5. The Queen

British actress Helen Mirren also took home an Oscar for her role as Elizabeth in The Queen (2006), which focused on the ruler’s response to the sudden death of Princess Diana.

The Queen highlights the British Royal family’s response to the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1997. The movie depicts the differences in beliefs at the time, where the royal family did not plan to treat Diana’s death as an official royal death.

“Queen Elizabeth is a fascinating subject because she plays a role in major world events and because her life story has a very human element,” People magazine editor Wendy Naugle said, as broadcast by Reuters on Friday.

“We can see that weakness in our own families. We can understand what it’s like when things go wrong, and when you add in the layers of luxury and royalty, it makes for an interesting story,” Naugle says.

6. Her Majesty

One movie about Queen Elizabeth II that is interesting to watch is Her Majesty in 2001. This 1 hour 47 minute film tells the story of a young woman from New Zealand who idolizes Queen Elizabeth II.

The young woman learned that the Queen would be visiting New Zealand, and sent a letter requesting a visit to her village. Her Majesty shows a woman’s unyielding dream to meet Queen Elizabeth II.

7. The Simpsons

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The Simpsons

Not every queen’s presence on screen or the big screen appears in a serious drama. Comedy cartoon The Simpsons has featured Queen Elizabeth II in several episodes over 33 seasons. Vanessa Redgrave voices Queen Elizabeth in one of Pixar studio’s Cars movies when the queen appears wearing a crown in a luxury car, leading a race in London.

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Those are 7 movies and series to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II that make you more familiar with the figure of Queen Elizabeth II from various perspectives. Happy watching!

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