The characters, incidents, and locations portrayed and the names herein are fictitious, and any similarity to or identification with the location, name, character or history of any person, product or entity is entirely coincidental and unintentional. That legacy was the future ruler of England. She soon finds herself in the same position as Catherine--unable to have a son. It is ridiculous, but imagined with humour and gusto: a very diverting gallop through the heritage landscape. Sir Thomas and the Duke's ultimate goal is for a Boleyn girl to produce a son with the King. However, Henry instead has his eyes on the more innocent Mary, despite her already being married to the equally innocent William Carey.
Mary marries and they have two children, Anne and Edward. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Production Co: Columbia Pictures Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment Keywords: , , , , ,. Production studio also owns the rights to adapt the sequel novel, , which tells the story of , and. If you have any legal issues please contact the appropriate media file owners or host sites. Catherine's inability to bear a son is seen as an opportunity for Anne's father Thomas Boleyn and his brother-in-law Thomas Howard.
Mary arrives from the country to ask Henry to spare her sister's life. Portman's performance, which shows a range and depth unlike anything she's done before, is the No. The film's portrayal of this Boleyn girl as a shy, blushing damsel could hardly be further from the truth. After Mary learns that she was late for George's execution, she returns to court to plead for Anne's life. One month before filming began, Portman started taking daily classes to master the English accent under dialect coach Jill McCulloch, who also stayed on set throughout the filming. This was her second film to use her English accent after.
That is truly spectacular and may even among those rare amazing. Believing that Mary had her exiled to increase her own status, Anne gets back at her by successfully winning Henry over. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. Anne confides in her brother, , about the marriage. Norfolk recalls Anne to England and is tasked to keep Henry's attention from wandering to another rival while Mary is confined.
Anne and Mary, based on their own personalities, take different paths, which sometimes places them at odds with Henry, with the people of England, with their family, and with each other. Believing that Henry will spare her sister, she leaves to see Anne right before the scheduled execution. But Henry falls in love with Anne's sister, Mary Scarlett Johansson , instead. » The Other Boleyn Girl is a compelling film due to the exceptional performances and the splendid costumes. Anne secretly marries the nobleman , although he is already betrothed to Lady. Also, it places Anne's time in the French court after her involvement with Percy, something that occurred before the affair. Anne asks Mary to take care of her daughter Elizabeth if anything should happen to her.
She is reluctant to go because she has a husband and knows that Henry is trying to manipulate the situation to his advantage. After the festivities, and his brother-in-law plan to install Boleyn's eldest daughter, , as the king's mistress, with the hope that Anne will bear him a son and that she'll be able to improve her family's wealth and status. In the end, The Other Boleyn Girl is more anodyne than it has any right to be. This infuriates Norfolk, as the king refuses to acknowledge the child as his heir. While visiting the Boleyn estate, Henry is injured in a hunting accident that was indirectly caused by Anne.
Sir Thomas and the Duke of Norfolk, Lady Elizabeth's brother, do whatever they can to secure a position of privilege in the royal court by having the Boleyn children do whatever pleases the King, much to the dismay of Lady Elizabeth, who herself was born into nobility but gave it up to marry Sir Thomas for love. After Anne enters an ill advised marriage to Henry Percy, Mary gets wind of the situation and tells her father and uncle. Anne schemes to pull Henry away from Mary, which is successful. Mary watches from the crowd as Anne makes her final speech, waiting for the execution to be cancelled as Henry promised. One of the film's most moving character portrayals is the mother of the two Boleyn Sisters. Rather ungallantly, François called her 'my hackney', explaining that she was fun to ride.
During the visit, Henry is injured while on a hunting expedition. After initial misgivings, Anne pursues this liaison as a means for her eventually to marry into royalty on Henry's approval. Shortly after, Mary is widowed. A letter from Henry is given to Mary, warning her not to come to his court any more, and implicitly revealing his decision to execute Anne after all. Seeing this as an opportunity for personal gain, the Duke of Norfolk David Morrissey and Sir Thomas Boleyn Mark Rylance persuade Thomas' daughter Anne Natalie Portman to seduce the king. The marriage is annulled, which makes Anne and Mary enemies. Mary and Anne become to Queen Catherine and Henry sends William Carey abroad on an assignment.
His attentions quickly turn to Anne's sister Mary, who nurses Henry back to health. In a fit of rage, he rapes her. When Mary becomes pregnant, she's confined to bed, with charged with Anne keeping the king from straying -- but the plan backfires when Anne seeks the king's affections for herself. Distraught by the news of the execution of George, his mother disowns her husband and brother, vowing never to forgive them for what their greed has done to her children. She has Mary banished to the country, and convinces Henry to have his marriage to Catherine annulled. Mary eventually becomes pregnant with Henry's child. Henry invites Mary to court.