Victoria and Abdul - Starlight Room - Ends Thursday, 11/2
"Dench is extraordinary." — Common Sense Media
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.
"Worth seeing for Dench’s magisterial performance and for Frears’ light but sure directorial touch." - The Atlantic
"Dench is excellent. It's also one of the films you'll definitely want to see for yourself this autumn." - Mail on Sunday