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Contemporary ‘British’ cinema and the nation’s monarchs
Andrew Higson

yet more familial dysfunctionality. In the early modern films, the private sphere is a site for royal sexual activity on the one hand and for plotting the monarch’s next move in the public sphere on the other. These may often be closely related, as in The Other Boleyn Girl , where Henry VIII’s desire to bed Anne Boleyn becomes the motivation for his schism with the Catholic church. In the late modern

in The British monarchy on screen