Hyde Park on Hudson

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By on December 14, 2012

Category: Biography
All Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama, ,
Release Year: 2012
Country: UK
Runtime: 94
Rating: 5.8 (1843)
Languages: English
Director: Roger Michell
Sound: Datasat, Dolby Digital

  • The President. The First Lady. The King. The Queen. The Mother. The Mistress…One weekend would unite two great nations…After cocktails of course.

  • Writing by: Richard Nelson

    Produced by: David Aukin – producer
    Kevin Loader – producer
    Rosa Romero – line producer

    Cast: Bill Murray – FDR
    Laura Linney – Daisy
    Samuel West – Bertie
    Olivia Colman – Elizabeth
    Elizabeth Marvel – Missy
    Olivia Williams – Eleanor
    Elizabeth Wilson – Mrs. Roosevelt
    Martin McDougall – Tommy
    Andrew Havill – Cameron
    Eleanor Bron – Daisy's Aunt
    Nancy Baldwin – Mrs. Astor

    Music: Jeremy Sams
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot: In 1930s Hudson Valley, Margaret "Daisy" Suckley is reacquainted with her distant cousin, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to help him relax at his family estate. That aid soon develops into much more as they become lovers. That puts Daisy in a unique position as Roosevelt receives the King and Queen of Britain in 1939 for a visit. As the Royal couple copes with the President's oddly plebeian arrangements, Daisy learns that there is far more to Roosevelt's life than she realized. With the world about to be set ablaze by war, friendships are struck and perspectives are gained on that special weekend that would make all the difference with a great, but very human, president.

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