The Favourite Explained: The Imbalance of Power

Yorgos Lanthimos’s dark and hilarious period drama, The Favourite (2018), starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone, is one of the year’s best and most complicated films. Join The Take for a deep dive into its visuals, themes, and what the film is really saying about power, class and love.


Wide Shots


Black Comedy


Period Drama


Yorgos Lanthimos


The Favourite