Today I’m going to talk about one of Emma’s lesser-known interpretations, a short-film in which she plays the role of Queen Elizabeth II, woken up by an intruder.
It is based on a real break-in, that took place in 1982 by an out-of-work man.
While a Buckingham Palace guard attending to Queen Elizabeth ‘s room had taken her dogs for a walk, a man burst into her room for a chat with the Queen.
Emma’s performance is very elegant, she really looks like a noblewoman.
In this tv drama, the intruder and his queen spend ten minutes talking about life, love, freedom and family before the police take the man away; a peaceful dialogue and the queen’s friendly attitude make the scene completely still as if it was suspended in the void.
The scene ends with a thoughtful queen at the window.