Momentum Pictures will release The Young Victoria across the UK & Ireland 6 March 2009. Academy Award® winners Graham King and Martin Scorsese’s The Young Victoria was filmed on location in England and is directed by the critically acclaimed French Canadian Jean-Marc Vallée (“C.R.A.Z.Y.”) from a script by Academy Award® winning Julian Fellowes (“Gosford Park”).

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The Young Victoria chronicles Victoria’s rise to power, focusing on the early turbulent years of her reign and her legendary romance and marriage to Prince Albert.

The Young Victoria boasts an incredible cast; starring Golden Globe winner Emily Blunt (“The Devil Wears Prada”) as Queen Victoria, Rupert Friend (“Pride and Prejudice”) as Prince Albert, Paul Bettany (“The Da Vinci Code”), Miranda Richardson (“Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”), Jim Broadbent (“Iris”), Mark Strong

(“Stardust”) & Thomas Kretschmann (“King Kong”).

Supporting cast is provided by Jesper Christensen (“Casino Royale”), Michael Maloney (“Babel”), Julian Glover (“Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade”) and Harriet Walter (“Atonement”).

The Young Victoria is a GK Films production, produced by Graham King, Martin Scorsese, Tim Headington & Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York.

The Young Victoria will be released in cinemas nationwide on 6th March 2009