The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s [Academy Award winner Judi Dench] remarkable rule.
When Abdul Karim [Ali Fazal], a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy.
As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
Official Trailer: Focus Features and Stephen Frears Present Victoria & Abdul
The chemistry between Ali Fazal & Judi Dench was amazing
One of the most moving films
Judi Dench is Oscar-bound!
A must-see! Truly brilliant
Charming and heartfelt! Judi Dench has never been better!