The Favourite - Oscar Nominated Script Breakdown

Tyler Mowery breaks down the screenplay for Best Picture Nominee, The Favourite, written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, focusing on how the script relies heavily on the visual aesthetic of the time period (early 18th century) to heighten the drama within Queen Anne’s volatile palace.


2019 Nominees


Film Analysis


Black Comedy


Period Drama


Yorgos Lanthimos


The Favourite