Edward Viii Biodramas Movies on DVD
Edward Fox and Cynthia Harris star in this award-winning mini-series that follows the romance between England's King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, the American divorcee for whom he would give up the throne. A superb supporting cast that includes Peggy Ashcroft and Nigel Hawthorne highlights this moving story. 6 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; "Biography" episode.
This gripping biodrama from England dramatizes the controversial romance between King Edward VIII (Stephen Campbell Moore) and Wallis Simpson (Joely Richardson), a twice-married American. In 1936, the lovestruck monarch is forced to decide if he will give up the chance to marry Wallis and remain head of state or abdicate the throne for the sake of the charismatic woman. The sweeping romance also stars David Westhead, Lisa Kay. 94 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; photo gallery; filmographies; interview.