The Favourite: Ou My Yes! The Favourite, set in the early 1700s, tells the story of Britain's Queen Anne and two women who are jostling for her favor. Rachel Weisz plays the Queen's close adviser Sarah, and Emma Stone plays an ambitious servant named Abigail who has her eye on a bigger prize.
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The Favourite: Ou My Yes!

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Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman star in The Favourite, a film that puts a big 'ol spin on the often rigid period piece. Yorgos Lanthimos/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman star in The Favourite, a film that puts a big 'ol spin on the often rigid period piece.

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The Favourite, set in the early 1700s, tells the story of Britain's Queen Anne and two women who are jostling for her favor. Rachel Weisz plays the Queen's close adviser Sarah, and Emma Stone plays an ambitious servant named Abigail who has her eye on a bigger prize.

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The audio was produced and edited by Vincent Acovino and Jessica Reedy.