One weekend would unite two great nations... After cocktails, of course.
Bill Murray is US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in this comedy-drama, entertaining King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the eve of WWII at his home in upstate New York. From the director of Notting Hill. More
Told through the eyes of his mistress and distant cousin Margaret Stuckley (Laura Linney), Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the royal couple (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson - the first visit of a reigning British monarch to America. With Britain facing imminent war with Germany, the royals are desperately looking to FDR for support. But international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of the President’s domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal weekend an unforgettable one. Hide