The Favourite

Yorgos Lanthimos

Panorama

Auteurs

Length: 120min

Country: US

TECHNICAL

D: Yorgos Lanthimos
G: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara
F: Robbie Ryan
E: Yorgos Mavropsaridis 
DA: Caroline Barclay, Lynne Huitson, Dominic Roberts
P: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos
I: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn, James Smith, Mark Gatiss

Contact

20th Century Fox Argentina

Anne may be the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, but more than that she’s gout-plagued, obese, lonely, depressed and despite of 17 pregnancies without child. Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough may be merely the closest friend of the Queen, but in reality she ran the country in the final years of Anne’s reign, a fact well known by her coevals who’d talk to her if they wanted to influence policies. Abigail Masham, Baroness Masham, finally, might be new at the court, but shall soon find herself the Queen’s new favourite… The Favourite is probably much closer to historical reality than one would dare to imagine vis-à-vis Lánthimos’ vision of the period that is outré, surreal, vulgar, furious, splendorous and constantly dazzling. It also features duck races cum jokes, casually brutality galore, lesbian desire, rakish naughtiness, and the best en passant brothel scene in ages. 

Olaf Möller

Yorgos Lanthimos

 

2017 El sacrificio del ciervo sagrado 
2015 The Lobster
2009 Dogtooth

Born in Athens in 1973, Yorgos Lanthimos studied film and television direction at the Stavrakos Film School.

    Screenings

  • 12:00hs. Length: 120min

    Place: Ambassador - Sala 1

  • 20:30hs. Length: 120min

    Place: Ambassador - Sala 1

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