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Elizabeth - The Virgin Queen (Movie)

             Elizabeth the Virgin Queen The movie Elizabeth, the tale of Britain's "Virgin Queen," is an enchanting movie with fascinating effects, magnificent scenery and amazing acting. With shocking assets such as the deep storyline of a heroine, splendid film making, talented actors, and masterful director techniques aid the movie to become an outstanding movie. Elizabeth transports the viewer into the realm of the Monarchy and has them holding their breath.
             The story of Elizabeth's ascendancy to the throne, the plot of the movie is full of palace plotting, attempted assassinations and executions. The movie starts with England divided by faith, Protestant vs. Catholic. The queen, Mary has no heir and her Catholic supporters fear the succession of her half-sister Elizabeth, a Protestant. They convince the queen to have Elizabeth arrested and put in the Tower of London but the queen hesitates and eventually refuses to sign her death warrant. .
             It is announced that the queen is pregnant but it turns out to be a tumor and she dies of it a while later. Her Catholic supporters are forced to give the throne to Elizabeth. Elizabeth's first few years are shaky, as she is not versed with the art of real politics and "rules from the heart instead of the mind". There is also the question of her succession as she is yet unmarried and her death without heir would mean the throne falling back into Catholic hands. She has many suitors but she eventually rejects them all. And aided by Sir Francis she manages to kill all her enemies and ascends the throne as the "Virgin Queen".
             This heroic drama is portrayed as a powerful and meaningful story. The film shows the meticulous rise of Queen Elizabeth from her rotten beginnings as Queen Mary's hated half-sister to her reign as one of England's most successful Monarchs. Elizabeth details a specific political process as much as anything else, a process that enables the determined young queen to assert herself over male domination and to consolidate her rule.

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