Queen Christina

"Good"

Queen Christina Review


Widely (and strangely) considered one of Garbo's best films, Queen Christina is a loosely historical romance about a Scandinavian woman who becomes queen at age five. As an adult (as Garbo), Christina becomes jaded with ruling the country and escapes to the countryside in the guise of a man (which Garbo achieves by wearing a hat and lowering her voice). The funniest moment comes when a disguised Garbo is given a coin... with her face on it. Ha! Unfortunately, once the film turns into a romance, the movie degenerates into a snoozy Catholic vs. Protestant melodrama as Christina is wooed by a Spanish noble.


Queen Christina

Facts and Figures

Run time: 99 mins

In Theaters: Friday 9th February 1934

Distributed by: WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Fresh: 16 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Rouben Mamoulian

Producer:

Starring: as Christina, as Antonio, as Magnus, as Oxenstierna, as la comtesse Ebba Spare, C. Aubrey Smith as Aage, as Charles, David Torrence as l'archevêque, Gustav von Seyffertitz as The General

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