Venice 2021: Spencer movie review – Kristen Stewart impresses as Princess Diana in character study by Jackie director Pablo Larraín

4/5 stars“A fable from a true tragedy,” reads the caption at the start of Pablo Larraín’s Spencer, a look at the late Princess Diana. The Chilean filmmaker has already given us one microscopic character study of a powerful woman in crisis in Jackie, in which Natalie Portman played Jackie Kennedy fresh from the assassination of J.F.K. Here, Kristen Stewart stars as Diana.The year is 1991 and the British royal family is gathering at Sandringham for the traditional three-day festivities over…

Venice 2021: Spencer movie review – Kristen Stewart impresses as Princess Diana in character study by Jackie director Pablo Larraín
4/5 stars“A fable from a true tragedy,” reads the caption at the start of Pablo Larraín’s Spencer, a look at the late Princess Diana. The Chilean filmmaker has already given us one microscopic character study of a powerful woman in crisis in Jackie, in which Natalie Portman played Jackie Kennedy fresh from the assassination of J.F.K. Here, Kristen Stewart stars as Diana.The year is 1991 and the British royal family is gathering at Sandringham for the traditional three-day festivities over…