Spencer

Spencer

COMING SOON TO CINEMAS20 January 2022
Spencer

Kristen Stewart is Princess Diana in this slice-of-history biopic from the director of Jackie and the writer of Locke. Co-stars Jack Farthing (The Riot Club) as Prince Charles alongside two-time BAFTA nominees Sally Hawkins and Timothy Spall.

December, 1991: The Prince and Princess of Wales’ marriage has long since grown cold. Though rumours of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at Sandringham Estate. There's eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. This year, things will be a whole lot different.

2021Rating: M, Mature themes and coarse language116 minsChile, Germany, UKFabula
DramaTrue Story & BiographyHistorical

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Not everything lands in Spencer... But it tells a sorrowful story we all think we know in a new and genuinely disturbing light...

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The Times

The Times

(An) infuriating mixed bag, one that veers wildly from moments of dreamy intrigue to risible scenes of camp.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

(The script) is often witless and banal... either overstuffed with “meaning”, or just deathly dull.

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BBC

BBC

A folly that wobbles between the bold and the bad, the disturbingly gothic and the just plain silly.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Larraín turns this Diana into exactly the thing the royal family accused the real-life Diana of being, a willful and pouty constant complainer.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

(Spencer) plays as sort of a haunted house chamber piece that doesn’t try to locate the real woman behind the legend.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

It takes one of the most promising screen actresses of her generation and casts her out to sea with nothing to hold onto but a hideous script... without depth or understanding.

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USA Today

USA Today

An enlightening glimpse into the mind of Princess Diana that doubles as an effective horror film.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

If Spencer has style and performance in spades, those strengths aren’t matched by the film’s screenplay, which is both overly on-the-nose and peppered with metaphors...

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NPR

NPR

The point of Spencer seems to be not to reveal Diana the real person, but to treat her differently in a cinematic sense...

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CNN

CNN

Once you get past how Stewart captures Diana's look and spirit, there's not much more to see or learn.

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