The movie “Spencer”, which narrates the life of the late British Princess Diana, was shown at the London Film Festival on Thursday, starring American star Kristen Stewart.
Stewart, 31, said she was excited to showcase her performance as Princess Diana to British audiences, in a role that won critical acclaim.
The events of “Spencer”, the family name of the late princess, focus on three days in Diana’s life, as the story of the film follows her as she reluctantly heads to Sandringham House for a Christmas gathering with members of the British royal family, at a time when her marriage to a crown prince falls apart. Covenant Prince Charles.
The film, directed by Chilean Pablo Larren, was first shown at the Venice Film Festival last month, prompting some critics to say that Stewart, best known from the “Twilight Saga” series, could be nominated for a Best Oscar. an actress.
“I’m excited to show the movie in his home country,” Stewart told Reuters on the red carpet. “We did it with a lot of love. Even if everyone hated the movie, it wouldn’t be a bad thing, because we did everything we could to make it happen.”
And she continued, “We love her so much and wanted to understand her… I hope everyone loves the movie as much as we loved her.”
“Spencer” depicts Princess Diana growing increasingly isolated from the rest of the royal family as she desperately seeks to free herself from royal shackles. The film also shows her close relationship with her two sons, William and Harry.
The London Film Festival will continue until October 17, and the festival has returned this year to live shows, after it held its activities virtually last year, in light of the exceptional situation imposed by the Corona epidemic.