Lady Jane (1986)

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Poster for the movie "Lady Jane"

Lady Jane (1986)

142 min - Drama, Romance, History - 7 February 1986

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to Lady Jane Grey, whom he places on the throne after Edward dies. At first hostile to each other, Guildford and Jane fall in love. But they cannot withstand the course of power which will lead to their ultimate downfall.

Director:  Trevor Nunn
Producer:  Peter Snell.
Director of Photography:  Douglas Slocombe, Derek V. Browne
Original Music Composer:  Stephen Oliver
Writers:  David Edgar.

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Storyline

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to Lady Jane Grey, whom he places on the throne after Edward dies. At first hostile to each other, Guildford and Jane fall in love. But they cannot withstand the course of power which will lead to their ultimate downfall.


Collections: Trevor Nunn

Genres: Drama, Romance, History

Details

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  7 February 1986

Box Office

Budget:  $8,500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Capital Equipment Leasing, Paramount

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 22 min

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