Academy Award nominees Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes star in The Duchess: the compelling true story of a lavish world filled with smoldering passion, heartbreaking deception and stifling demands. Beloved by a nation but betrayed by her husband, Georgiana Spencer - the Duchess of Devonshire and "Empress of Fashion" - faced an agonizing choice between responsibility and love. This gripping portrayal of England's "It Girl" has won acclaim from audiences and critics alike. She was vivacious. She was heroic. She was The Duchess.

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The Duchess (2008)

PG-13

Romance/Drama · 1h 51m · 9/10/2008

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The scandal that shocked a nation. The courage that defined a woman.

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Academy Award nominees Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes star in The Duchess: the compelling true story of a lavish world filled with smoldering passion, heartbreaking deception and stifling demands. Beloved by a nation but betrayed by her husband, Georgiana Spencer - the Duchess of Devonshire and "Empress of Fashion" - faced an agonizing choice between responsibility and love. This gripping portrayal of England's "It Girl" has won acclaim from audiences and critics alike. She was vivacious. She was heroic. She was The Duchess.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

United Kingdom, Italy, United States, France

Production Companies

Paramount Vantage, Pathé, BBC Films, Pathé Renn Productions, BIM Distribuzione, Qwerty Films, Magnolia Mae Films

Budget

$13,500,000

Revenue

$43,306,325
Cast
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Keira Knightley

Georgiana, The Duchess of Devonshire
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Charlotte Rampling

Lady Spencer
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Dominic Cooper

Charles Grey
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Hayley Atwell

Bess Foster
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Simon McBurney

Charles Fox
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Aidan McArdle

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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John Shrapnel

General Grey
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Alistair Petrie

Heaton
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Patrick Godfrey

Dr. Neville
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Ralph Fiennes

Duke of Devonshire
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Michael Medwin

Speechmaker
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Richard McCabe

Sir James Hare
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Calvin Dean

Devonshire House Servant
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Hannah Stokely

Devonshire House Maid
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Katerina Tana

Guest #2 at Lady Melbourne's Ball
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James MacColl

Bath Servant
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Justin Edwards

Macaroni
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Andrew Armour

Burleigh (as Andy Armour)
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Emily Jewell

Nanny
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Bruce Mackinnon

Sir Peter Teazle
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Luke Norris

Footman
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Eva Hrela

Charlotte (age 3)
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Poppy Wigglesworth

Charlotte (age 10)
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Emily Cohen

Harriet - Countess of Bessborough
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Mercy Fiennes Tiffin

Little G
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Sebastian Applewhite

Augustus
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Angus McEwan

Lord Robert
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Kate Burdette

Lady Harriet
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Georgia King

Lady Teazle
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Laura Stevely

Lady Elizabeth
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Max Bennett

Lord Walter
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Camilla Arfwedson

Lady Charlotte
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Fiona Sheehan

Young Girl in Theatre
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Sarah Wyatt

Servant Girl
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Thomas Arnold

Dealer
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Gilbert Wynne

Althorpe Servant
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Richard Curzon

Heaton's Clerk
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Sophia Johnston

Guest #1 at Lady Melbourne's Ball
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Ben Garlick

Lord Ambrose
Crew
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Saul Dibb

Writer
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Amanda Foreman

Writer
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Saul Dibb

Director
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Jeffrey Hatcher

Writer
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Anders Thomas Jensen

Writer
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Disc Releases
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(DVD)

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(Blu-ray)

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