MRS. BROWN (John Madden, 1997) is one of those films that I reckon is subject to many different interpretations according to whom is watching it. Is it pro monarchy? Is it pro Tory? Is it pro Labour?
The film is ok, but nothing much really happens in it. I guess they didn’t really have much to tell for a feature length story in the first place, and so tried to make it the longest they could. The result is that in the end one feels for the Queen, but not so much for her loyal servant, who comes a bit across as too full of himself.
I absolutely loved the evil impression that this great actor called Antony Sher gave of Benjamin Disraeli. Where did this man go? He should be a star!