The Duchess (movie)

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The Duchess
Directed bySaul Dibb
Produced byMichael Kuhn
Gabrielle Tana
Written byJeffrey Hatcher
Anders Thomas Jensen
Saul Dibb
Based onGeorgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
by Amanda Foreman
StarringKeira Knightley
Ralph Fiennes
Charlotte Rampling
Dominic Cooper
Hayley Atwell
Simon McBurney
Aidan McArdle
John Shrapnel
Music byRachel Portman
CinematographyGyula Pados
Edited byMasahiro Hirakubo
Production
companies
Qwerty Films
Magnolia Mae Films
Distributed byPathe Distribution (UK/France)
BIM Distribuzione (Italy)
Paramount Vantage (United States)
Release date
  • 5 September 2008 (2008-09-05) (United Kingdom)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Italy
France
United States
Budget£13.5 million[1]
Box office$43,306,325

The Duchess is a 2008 drama movie directed by Saul Dibb. It is about the 18th-century English noblewoman Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. It stars actors Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes.[2] The movie was based on a book by Amanda Foreman.

The costume designer Michael O'Connor was nominated for, and won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design, the BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design and the Satellite Award for Best Costume Design.

References[change | change source]

  1. Gritten, David (16 August 2008). "On-set report: The Duchess" The Daily Telegraph Retrieved 8 April 2020.
  2. "Knightley stars at Duchess launch". BBC News. 3 September 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2012.

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