Hyde Park on Hudson — April 8, 2013

Laura Linnie and Bill Murray in Hyde Park on Hudson

Laura Linney and Bill Murray star in Hyde Park on Hudson. Click image to visit this movie’s IMDB page for reviews, trailers and more.

Roger Michell’s Hyde Park on Hudson details the historic pre-war weekend in 1939 when England’s King George VI (last seen portrayed by Colin Firth in The King’s Speech) and Queen Consort Elizabeth came calling on U.S. president Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his upstate New York manor house — and when the president started to become especially close to his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley.

The blossoming love between Daisy (Laura Linney, Love Actually) and FDR (a terrific turn by Bill Murray, Get Low) emerges in meaningful silences, the proud display of a stamp collection, a tryst in a car. Affinity becomes affection becomes an affair, while the chaos brewing on the European continent seems far, far away.

95 minutes.


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