Based on the best-selling novel by Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl is an engrossing and sensual tale of intrigue, romance, and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in history. Two sisters, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary (Scarlett Johansson) Boleyn, are driven by their ambitious father and uncle to advance the family's power and status by courting the affections of the king of England (Eric Bana). Leaving behind the simplicity of country life, the girls are thrust into the dangerous and thrilling world of court life and what began as a bid to help their family develops into a ruthless rivalry between Anne and Mary for the love of the king.
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Reviewed by Kenneth from Cape Town on 30 May 2009
23 of 32 people found the following review helpful:
my wife has got me hooked to Victorian movies and this one is brilliant. Very poignant and the plot is good and acting spellbinding. WORTH A BUY!!