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Princess In Love
Princess In Love
Actors: Christopher Bowen, Christopher Villiers, Julie Cox
Director: David Greene
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     1996     1hr 34min

She was the fairytale bride blessed with movie star looks, adored by the nation, but trapped in a loveless marriage to the heir to England's throne. He was the dashing young cavalry officer who turned her head and stole he...  more »


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Actors: Christopher Bowen, Christopher Villiers, Julie Cox
Director: David Greene
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance, Television
Studio: Kushner-Locke
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/09/1996
Release Year: 1996
Run Time: 1hr 34min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Member Movie Reviews

Kathleen O. (Kathleen) from WALDPORT, OR
Reviewed on 3/14/2010...
This was a very disappointing story of Lady Di. The acting was poor, the story a lot of theories maybe mixed with some facts... A waste of time.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Tina O. (Swan) from LEWISTON, ID
Reviewed on 3/7/2009...
This movie is something to watch, if you are interested in the Lady Di saga. I've seen others that portray her better, but who really know the real Princess of Wales.
1 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Dreary tale
Kona | Emerald City | 04/26/2008
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Charles and Diana are putting up a brave front, pretending to be happily married in front of the cameras, while privately fed up with each other. She says he doesn't want to spend time with the boys; he retreats to his lover's arms for sympathy. Enter handsome, sympathetic Captain James Hewitt who becomes Diana's riding instructor, and soon they begin a torrid affair that spans years. Gradually, however, her neediness starts to stifle him and he sells his kiss-and-tell story to the media.

This could have been a much better soap-opera story, but the actors who play Diana (Julie Cox) and Charles (Christopher Bowen) are horribly miscast. She looks and acts like a high school student in a bad senior play, while he just seems to wander aimlessly through scenes. Christopher Villiers, as Hewitt, is spot-on however; he's sexy and charming and seems quite the type to sweep a young princess off her feet.

This is generally a pretty lifeless retelling of Hewitt's book; there are no sparks or surprises, no juicy-gossipy bits to titillate the viewer. There's just the sad story of a marriage that should never have been and a man who (by this account) was innocentlyly drawn in to satisfy the needs of a bored wife. Mediocre at best."
Kay book worm/movie addict
Kay | Gj Co usa | 09/10/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have watched quite a few things on Diana since her death and enjoyed watching all of them she was a very interesting woman i am very confused why she would stay in a marriage with a man like Charles he seemed like a very uncaring man."
Diana & James Hewitt - a love story
Janis M. Mace | Omaha, NE | 12/21/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I found this movie very interesting. I didn't know that it existed but had read the book that came out prior to the movie. I enjoyed this movie and would recommend it to any Diana fan."