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1,070 Ratings

The Duchess

Directed by Saul Dibb
United Kingdom, United States, 2008
Drama, Romance, History


Following the tumultuous life of the 18th-century Duchess of Devonshire, a bright, popular aristocrat who is trapped in a failed marriage and has to face personal conflicts – including living with her husband’s mistress and falling passionately in love with a young politician.

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The Duchess Directed by Saul Dibb

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Achievement in Costume Design

2009 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Art Direction

BAFTA Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Costume Design

2009 | Nominee: Best Make Up & Hair

Golden Globes (USA)

2009 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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