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During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana embarks on a final rite of passage: a secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.

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During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana embarks on a final rite of passage: a secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language, some sensuality and smoking | See all certifications »

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20 September 2013 (UK)  »

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$67,754 (USA) (1 November 2013)

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$331,634 (USA) (22 November 2013)
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Diana mentions television shows she likes to watch; Coronation Street (1960), EastEnders (1985), and Casualty (1986). See more »

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When Diana is alone playing Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata", the notes she is playing do not match the pitches we are hearing, and one of the bars contains 5 beats, not the usual 4. See more »

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[first lines]
Reporter: It is not the horror of landmines that is making the headlines back home, but reports of the Princess's romance with Dodi Fayed. Speculation fueled by the arrival last night of a car similar to that owned by the Princess.
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References Casualty (1986) See more »

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The Four Seasons; The Spring
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Written by Antonio Vivaldi
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Depends on What You're Expecting
6 October 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I can understand why Diana might be a disappointment for most.

If one is after a detailed portrait of "The Loneliness of the Disaffected Princess" then this film will only partially fulfill.

If, however, one is after a simple, easy to watch love story about the affair so well hidden from the public eye in the 18 months prior to her sudden death, then fulfilled you shall be.

The disappointment for me came from the fact Diana's director, Oliver Hirschbiegel, created Downfall, the depiction of Hitler's final days. The film was an Oscar nominee, a deserved reward for its depth. Diana is his first foray into a love story. He talks of his research coming from the 2004 inquiry and The Kate Snell book of the affair. I suggest that the details coming from those sources was light and frothy.

The film is pleasant enough with a shallowness to match a children's wading pool, but as I say, it depends on what you are expecting. Oh, and Naomi Watts is lovely but not quite as beautiful as The Princess we remember!


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