“Notting Hill” director Roger Michelle’s last film – a documentary about Queen Elizabeth II – ended before she died on Wednesday.
“Roger’s feature documentary about The Queen – ‘Elizabeth’ – will be released in the first half of 2022,” said Kevin Loader, producer of the film. Diversity. “We had to complete some technical process, but Roger oversaw the final mix.”
Michelle wrote in a statement from her director published on a website for the film: “He is a long-lived and long-reigning British king. Never. She is the longest-serving female head of state in the history of the world, the world’s oldest living king, the longest reigning current king, and the oldest and longest-serving current head of state. Many people dream of a queen more than any other living person. ”
“She is the Mona Lisa, instantly recognized, and yet quickly and forever unknown. He is more famous than the Beatles. She is the queen of a fairy tale castle. Or the Queen opening a hard-hat recycling factory, ”Michelle added.” And you don’t have to be a monarch to have the Queen in your head. His whole time and the world revolved like a tropical typhoon: everything on the canvas changes, absolutely everything … except him. Elizabeth. “
“Celebration. A truly cinematic mystery-journey up and down decades: poetic, funny, disobedient, ungovernable, affectionate, inappropriate, naughty, surprising. Funny. Moving. Different. The Queen has never been like this before.”
Although Michelle has doubled in documentaries (she directed “Nothing Like a Dame”, in which Judy Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plorite and Maggie Smith discuss their careers), she is best known for her scripted features such as the blockbuster “Notting Hill”. Were Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, and “My Cousin Rachel,” with Rachel Weisz and Sam Clafflin.
“Elizabeth” Michelle and Loader (“The Death of Stalin”) were producing through their joint production company Free Range Films. “Groundhog Day” composer George Fenton provides the score.