What movie or TV series do you believe most accurately portrays Elizabeth I and Anne Boleyn ?

Oooh, tough one. For Elizabeth, I loved "Elizabeth I" starring Helen Mirren and also "The Virgin Queen" starring Anne-Marie Duff as I thought they were so much closer to Elizabeth's story and Elizabeth's character than the movies starring Cate Blanchett.
Anne Boleyn is harder...I thought Genevieve Bujold was great in "Anne of the Thousand Days" and I thought that "The Tudors" did a great job with Natalie Dormer playing Anne. I know that "The Tudors" has loads of inaccuracies but it also has many accuracies that have been missed in other films and programmes, like that wonderful scene where Anne is begging Henry to listen to her while she has Elizabeth in her arms. I also thought that Anne's execution speech and execution were brilliantly done. I know that Anne is still presented as someone who contemplated murder etc. but I loved the way that Natalie Dormer showed Anne's feistiness, intelligence and ambition, all mixed with her vulnerability. Eric Ives describes Anne and Henry's relationship as "storm followed sunshine, sunshine followed storm" and I think that this was showed perfectly in "The Tudors".

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