In “Spencer”, director Pablo Larrain does for Princess Diana what he did for Jackie Kennedy in “Jackie”.

Stewart is simply amazing in the role channeling all of that star power into a Diana you feel you know instantly. Some may call her performance “mannered” but, like Portman as Jackie, that is precisely what makes it work so perfectly. There are many moments of pure gold, but it is her scenes with William and Harry that are the most extraordinary and beautiful. Then there is Greenwood’s score, one of the best ever written, moving from orchestra to jazz, as it interweaves with and compliments Stewart’s performance. Like a violin to a cello. I wept.

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