The Duchess

Posted: June 11, 2008 in Uncategorized
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The Duchess is a forthcoming film based on Amanda Foreman’s biography of the scandalous, 18th-century English aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. It is scheduled for release in 2008. Originally to be directed by Susanne Bier, The Duchess was directed by Saul Dibb. The film stars Keira Knightley as Georgiana and Ralph Fiennes as her husband. The film is financed by BBC Films and PathĂ©.
Make-up and hair design, both significant in a Georgian-set period piece, are by Daniel Phillips.
The Duchess was filmed at Twickenham Film Studios and on-location at Chatsworth, Bath, Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Clandon Park and Kedleston Hall. It will be released on September 12, 2008.

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