Movie The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

Watched 20110206 (McNaughton Plan from Eisenhower Library)
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) Justin Chadwick. 115 min [botnotsn (2001) by Philippa Gregory]

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I had to watch this movie in pieces, many pieces. It was just too dramatic for me to watch all at once.

I liked Scarlett Johanssen more than Natalie Portman in this movie.

This movie was okay.

I watched the Deleted & Extended Scenes. I liked the extended version of the "The King's Fortune." "Anne Takes Little Henry" is interesting, but I'm not sure how it would have affected the movie. "Alternate Ending" had a couple extra pieces of text. I preferred the fade out of the alternate ending more than the freeze frame used in the film.

Library Information: (McNaughton Plan)
The Other Boleyn girl [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures and Focus Features ; screenplay by Peter Morgan ; produced by Alison Owen ; directed by Justin Chadwick.
Boleyn, Mary, 1508-1543 -- Drama.
Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 -- Drama.
Mistresses -- Drama.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Drama.
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2008.
1424872634 :
1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the novel by Philippa Gregory.
14-19. Brodart
9-12. Brodart
For private home use only.
Soundtrack in English, French, or Spanish; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 (English, French, Spanish); region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1).
Portman, Natalie, 1981-
Johansson, Scarlett, 1984-
Bana, Eric.
Rylance, Mark.
Chadwick, Justin.
Scott-Thomas, Kristin, 1960-
Morrissey, David.
Morgan, Peter, 1963-
Gregory, Philippa. Other Boleyn girl.
Owen, Alison.
Cantelon, Paul.
Columbia Pictures.
Director of photography, Kieran McGuigan ; editors, Paul Knight, Carol Littleton ; music by Paul Cantelon.
Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mark Rylance, David Morrissey.
Control No.:
The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who frst takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son and then Anne as his wife.

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