Benjamin Britten's opera commemorating the 1953 coronation of Elizabeth II explores the fascinating relationship between Elizabeth I and the Earl of Essex. This filmed adaptation based on the Opera North revival is directed by Phyllida Lloyd, and stars Josephine Barstow as Elizabeth and Tom Randle as the Earl of Essex. Paul Daniel conducts the orchestra and chorus. 138 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM stereo; photo gallery; interviews.