Elizabeth: The Golden Age | 2007
Romantic Walter Raleigh

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Elizabeth: The Golden Age | 2007
Starring: Jordi Mollà, Aimee King, Cate Blanchett, See all
Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.

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Queen Elizabeth I: Am I right?
Bess Throckmorton: He is certainly charming, my lady.
Queen Elizabeth I: Well, there are duller professions.
You like him, don't you?
Bess Throckmorton: He's a man that lives in a world far beyond the court.
Unknown: It's refreshing.
Queen Elizabeth I: Well.
We shall let him come again.
Unknown: Can you imagine what it is to cross an ocean?
For weeks, you see nothing but the horizon, perfect and empty.
You live in the grip of fear.
Fear of storms.
Fear of sickness on board.
Fear of the immensity.
So you must drive that fear down deep into your belly.
Study your charts.
Watch your compass.
Pray for a fair wind.
And hope,
Majesty, the Archduke and court are waiting.
Queen Elizabeth I: Let them wait.
Go on, Mr. Raleigh.
You were hoping.
Unknown: At first, it's no more than a haze on the horizon.
So you watch.
You watch.
Then it's a smudge,
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