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Contributor(s): Lanthimos, Yorgos, 1973- [film producer,, film director.] | Dempsey, Ceci [film producer.] | Magiday, Lee [film producer.] | Davis, Deborah [screenwriter.] | McNamara, Tony (Director) [screenwriter.] | Guiney, Ed [film producer.] | Colman, Olivia [actor.] | Stone, Emma, 1988- [actor.] | Weisz, Rachel, 1970- [actor.] | Gatiss, Mark [actor.] | Hoult, Nicholas, 1989- [actor.] | Alwyn, Joe [actor.] | Fox Searchlight Pictures [production company.] | FilmFour (Firm) [production company.] | Waypoint Entertainment (Firm) [production company.] | Element Pictures (Firm) [production company.] | Scarlet Films (Firm) [production company.] | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc [film distributor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]Description: 1 videodisc (119 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9786317611320; 6317611327.Other title: Favorite.Subject(s): Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714 -- Drama | Marlborough, Sarah Jennings Churchill, Duchess of, 1660-1744 -- Drama | Masham, Abigail, Lady, 1684 or 1685-1734 -- Drama | Female friendship -- Drama | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama | Ambition -- Drama | Favorites, Royal -- Great Britain -- Drama | Nobility -- Great Britain -- Drama | England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Drama | Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- DramaGenre/Form: Biographical films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Historical films. | Dark comedy films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.DDC classification: 791.43/72
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Fox Searchlight Pictures, Film4 and Waypoint Entertainment present ; an Element Pictures/Scarlet Films production ; produced by Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos ; written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara ; directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Yorgos Mavropsaridis ; line producer, Cáit Collins ; sound designer, Johnnie Burn ; hair & makeup design, Nadia Stacey ; production designer, Fiona Crombie ; costume designer, Sandy Powell.
Cast: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Mark Gatiss, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn.Summary: Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.

Wide screen (1.85:1).

Special features: Deleted scenes ; The Favourite: unstitching the costume drama.

Some copies originally part of a Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack.

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Film4 and Waypoint Entertainment present ; an Element Pictures/Scarlet Films production ; produced by Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos ; written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara ; directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.

Director of photography, Robbie Ryan ; editor, Yorgos Mavropsaridis ; line producer, Cáit Collins ; sound designer, Johnnie Burn ; hair & makeup design, Nadia Stacey ; production designer, Fiona Crombie ; costume designer, Sandy Powell.

Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Mark Gatiss, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn.

Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne's ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail Masham arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen's companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfill her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.

MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, nudity and language.

DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.

In English, Spanish, or French; Spanish or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.

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