Boudica (film)

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Boudica
Boudica DVD cover.jpg
Distributed by Independent Television (ITV)
Directed by Bill Anderson
Written by Andrew Davies
Starring Alex Kingston
Steven Waddington
Emily Blunt
Music by Nina Humphreys
Country United Kingdom
Romania
Language English
Release date
  • 28 September 2003 (2003-09-28)
Running time 98 minutes

Boudica (released in the United States as Warrior Queen) is a British television film released in 2003. Starring Alex Kingston, Steven Waddington and Emily Blunt, the film is a biopic of the queen of the Iceni tribe, Boudica.

Plot[edit]

Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.

Production[edit]

The statue of Boudica near Westminster Pier, London, was used in the final scenes of the film

The film used locations in the United Kingdom and Romania. The Boudica statue by Thomas Thornycroft near Westminster Pier, London, was used for the film's closing scenes in modern day London. In Romania, the MediaPro Studios, Bucharest, were used.[1]

The film has been released as A Rainha da Era do Bronze in Brazil, as La Reina de los guerreros in Argentina (video title) and as Warrior Queen in the United States.[2]

According to the movie, King Prasutagus of the Icenii died at about the same time as the Roman emperor Claudius. However, the latter died in 54 AD, while the former died in 61 AD.

Cast[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boudica (2003) - Filming locations". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Boudica (2003) - Release dates". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 

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