The Favourite

  • Release Date 2018
  • Director Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Costume Designer Sandy Powell
The Favourite (2018)
The Favourite is a 2018 period black comedy film that was directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, and written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara. It is a co-production of the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and the United States. Set in early 18th-century England, the film’s story examines the relationship between two cousins, Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough (Rachel Weisz) and Abigail Masham (Emma Stone), who are vying to be Court favourites of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman).