Scenes from 'Hyde Park on Hudson'
Stills from the 2012 film "Hyde Park on Hudson," starr ing Rockland resident Bill Murray as President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Bill Murray stars as President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 2012 film "Hyde Park on Hudson." Although the movie is largely set at the Roosevelt family estate in Hyde Park, filming actually took place in England.
Daisy Suckley (Laura Linney) and President Roosevelt (Bill Murray) go for a drive in the 2012 film "Hyde Park On Hudson." The film depicts a secret romance between the president and Daisy, a distant cousin.
Olivia Williams stars as Eleanor Roosevelt, Laura Linney as Daisy Suckley and Bill Murray as President Roosevelt in the 2012 film "Hyde Park On Hudson." Suckley's romance with FDR did not become public until after Suckley's death, when her letters and diaries detailing the relationship were discovered under her bed.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Bill Murray) welcomes Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and King George VI (Samuel West) to his Hyde Park estate in the 2012 film "Hyde Park on Hudson." The King's 1939 visit to Hyde Park marked the first time a reigning English monarch had set foot on U.S. soil.
Rockland County's Bill Murray plays President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 2012 film "Hyde Park on Hudson.” According to screenwriter Richard Nelson, Murray was the only actor considered for the role.
From left, Olivia Williams stars as Eleanor Roosevelt, Samuel West as King George VI, Elizabeth Wilson as Sara Delano Roosevelt (FDR's mother), Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth and Bill Murray as President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 2012 film "Hyde Park on Hudson." Colin Firth won an Oscar for his portrayal of King George VI in the 2010 film "The King's Speech."
Bill Murray, director Roger Michell, Olivia Williams, Laura Linney and screenwriter Richard Nelson attend the "Hyde Park On Hudson" premiere at the 50th New York Film Festival in Manhattan. (Oct. 13, 2012)