The Other Boleyn Girl (2003 film)
|The Other Boleyn Girl|
The Other Boleyn Girl DVD cover
|Directed by||Philippa Lowthorpe|
|Produced by||Ruth Caleb|
|Written by||Philippa Gregory
|Music by||Peter Salem|
|Release date||It was included as an extra on the DVD release of the BBC's The Six Wives of Henry VIII.|
|Original airing||28 March 2003|
|Running time||90 minutes|
This was a low production budget of £750,000. The drama was shot using modern camera techniques and the cast spent four weeks in workshops improvising the script with the director.
The tale follows the history of Mary Boleyn (portrayed by Natascha McElhone), sister of Anne Boleyn (Jodhi May), second wife of Henry VIII (Jared Harris). Before his relationship with Anne, Henry favoured her sister Mary. The film outlines their relationship, his relationship with Anne and then the downfall of Anne.
- Natascha McElhone as Mary Boleyn
- Jodhi May as Anne Boleyn
- Jared Harris as Henry VIII
- Steven Mackintosh as George Boleyn
- Philip Glenister as William Stafford
- Jack Shepherd as Thomas Boleyn
- Ron Cook as Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex
- Anthony Howell as William Carey
- Jane Gurnett as Elizabeth Boleyn
- Yolanda Vazquez as Catherine of Aragon
- Geoffrey Streatfield as Francis Weston
- "Scope | Issue 16| Film Reviews". Scope.nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 30 December 2011.