Thursday, July 28, 2022

"The Princess" on HBO Max

The HBO Original documentary film "The Princess" directed by Ed Perkins, provides " intimate and immersive look at the life of 'Princess Diana', examining the overwhelming adoration and intense scrutiny she faced by the media and the public as a member of the royal family", streaming August 13, 2022 on HBO Max:

"...'The Princess' draws solely from contemporaneous archival audio and video footage to take audiences back to key events in Diana’s life including a fairy-tale courtship, wedding, the birth of their two sons, their bitter divorce, the embedding of MI6 agents in media swarms, being labeled a 'loose cannon'  and her untimely and tragic death August 31, 1997.

"'The Princess' is a visceral submersion into Diana’s life in the media spotlight. The film unfolds as if it were in the present, allowing viewers to experience the adoration of Diana’s every move.

"The film is also a reflection of society at the time, revealing the public’s own preoccupations, fears, aspirations and desires..." 

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