About the Film | Victoria & Abdul Movie Synopsis | Focus Features

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.

QUEEN VICTORIA - JUDI DENCH

ABDUL KARIM - ALI FAZAL

MOHAMMED - ADEEL AKHTAR

MR. PUCCINI - SIMON CALLOW

LORD SALISBURY - MICHAEL GAMBON

BERTIE, PRINCE OF WALES - EDDIE IZZARD

MRS. TUCK - RUTH McCABE

SIR HENRY PONSONBY - TIM PIGOTT-SMITH

ALICK YORKE - JULIAN WADHAM

LADY CHURCHILL - OLIVIA WILLIAMS

MISS PHIPPS - FENELLA WOOLGAR

DIRECTOR - STEPHEN FREARS

WRITER - LEE HALL

The chemistry between Ali Fazal & Judi Dench was amazing

Joe Zee
Celebrity Stylist, Author
Video | Clip: "Long Live The Queen" Featurette
Video | Clip: "The Munshi"
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Video | Clip: "Learning Urdu"
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social | @workingtitlefilms On Location: Victoria & Abdul - Our crew in Agra, India move a statue...
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One of the most moving films

Alyse Whitney
Bon Apetit
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Judi Dench is Oscar-bound! 

David Moss
Fox Cleveland
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A must-see! Truly brilliant

Bill Zwecker
Fox Chicago
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Charming and heartfelt! Judi Dench has never been better!

Shawn Edwards
Fox News
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