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Producer/director Roger Michell teams with screenwriter Richard Nelson to adapt Nelson's BBC radio play chronicling the extramarital affair between President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Bill Murray) and his distant cousin, Daisy (Laura Linney), which comes to light during a royal visit from the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) at his home in Hyde Park. As war engulfs Europe and the king seeks the support of the American government, President Roosevelt struggles to balance his domestic affairs with his international obligations as Commander in Chief.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Roger Michell - Director/"Buddha Suburbs"
Jeremy Sams - Composer, ENDURING LOVE (2004)
Chris Reynolds - Special Effects Supervisor
Lol Crawley - Director of photography
Richard Nelson - Screenwriter
James O'Donnell - Stunts
Eleanor Bron - British Actress
Laura Linney - Actress
Bill Murray - American actor, LOST IN TRANSLATION, MEATBALLS
Elizabeth Wilson - American actress
Blake Ritson - Actor
Samuel West - Actor/"Howard's End"
Olivia Colman - British comedic actress, PEEP SHOW
Jonathan Brewer - Actor
Robert G. Slade
Tommy Campbell - Voice actor, CERES, CELESTIAL LEGEND/ANGEL LINKS
British Imperial Military Band
"[Murray] does a wonderfully jaunty job of it in HYDE PARK ON HUDSON, a seriocomic look at an eventful weekend at the chief executive's country estate as well as at his unusual domestic arrangement." - 08/31/2012 Hollywood Reporter
"Mr. Murray gives a fascinating performance....And Ms. Linney is certainly engaging in the role." - 12/06/2012 Wall Street Journal
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Murray, who has a wider range than we sometimes realize, finds the human core of this FDR and presents it tenderly." - 12/12/2012 Chicago Sun-Times
3 stars out of 5 -- "The key reason to visit HYDE PARK is Bill Murray, who winningly portrays Roosevelt with sly understatement and assured authority." - 12/03/2012 Box Office
"Bill Murray as Franklin Delano Roosevelt is well worth paying attention to. His FDR beautifully conveys the notion of the chief executive as seductive star performer..." - 12/07/2012 Los Angeles Times
"[Murray delivers] a loose but effective reading of Roosevelt which concentrates on FDR's charisma but also reveals a wily, hard-nosed streak." - 02/01/2013 Sight and Sound
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] showcase for Murray's mischievous, deceptively scatty performance....Elegantly shot, this is a quality product..." - 03/01/2013 Total Film