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The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Romance | Drama  -  28 March 2003 (UK)
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Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleynwho becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII, ... See full summary »

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Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleynwho becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII, before being ousted by her younger sister, Anne. Mary leaves the Court to marry a commoner, but returns when Anne embarks on a reckless policy to save herself from ruin. Written by Anonymous

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The Original Other Boleyn Girl
23 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I disagree entirely with the comments posted here! This film is a real gem and so much more sophisticated than the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster of the same name. It was obviously shot on a shoestring budget, but is somehow all the better for it. There is no hiding behind sumptuous sets and lavish costumes; it is almost as if the actors have been captured in rehearsal - so spare is the make-up and plain are the clothes, all of which gives the film a raw, gritty 'reality' that feels exciting and immediate. The story and script zips along. The performances are visceral. This looks like something you'd see at Sundance. All in all a 10 out of 10 movie - albeit low budget and made for TV. Why can't Hollywood with all its money and talent produce something this cool? Is the DVD out yet? Definitely one for the collection!


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