Your Highness (2011)

USA, 2010
digital video, colour
Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS, English

An American fantasy film directed by David Gordon Green.

Plot Summary

When Fabious’ bride-to-be Belladonna is kidnapped by the evil wizard Leezar, the task of finding her falls to Fabious’ stoner brother Thadeous. The brothers are joined by the warrior Isabel as they battle monsters, treacherous knights and their own ineptitude as they try to find Belladonna before Leezar destroys the entire kingdom.


Directed by: David Gordon Green
© 2010 Universal Studios
Universal Pictures presents. Stuber Pictures in association with Dentsu Inc. Produced with the support of financial incentives provided by Northern Ireland Screen
Executive Producers: Danny McBride, Andrew Z. Davis, Jonathan Mone, Mark Huffam
Produced by: Scott Stuber
Co-producer: Peter McAleese
Written by: Danny R. McBride, Ben Best
Director of Photography: Tim Orr
Edited by: Craig Alpert
Music by: Steve Jablonsky
Production Sound Mixer: Chris Gebert
Costume Designer: Hazel Webb-Crozier
Make-up Designer: Tina Earnshaw
Key Hairdresser: Natalie Reid 2nd Unit
Creature and Make-up Effects Designed by: Mike Elizalde
Animation & Visual Effects by: Framestore
Visual Effects by: Lola Visual Effects
Special Effects by: Nefzers Special Effects
Creature Effects Created by: Spectral Motion, Inc.
Production Designer: Mark Tildesley

Danny McBride (Prince Thadeous)
James Franco (Prince Fabious)
Natalie Portman (Isabel)
Zooey Deschanel (Belladonna)
Justin Theroux (Leezar)
Toby Jones (Julie)
Charles Dance (King Tallious)
Damian Lewis (Boremont)
Rasmus Hardiker (Courtney)
Simon Farnaby (Manious the Bold)
Deobia Oparei (Thundarian)
BJ Hogg (royal adviser)
Matyelok Gibbs (mother)
Angela Pleasence (mother)
Anna Barry (mother)
Amber Anderson (maiden)
Stuart Loveridge (skinny prisoner)
John Fricker (Marteetee)
Rupert Davis (second knight)
Julian Rhind-Tutt (warlock)

Alternative Titles

Real Desatino – Portuguese title


Empire no.260 (February 2011) pp.12-15 – illustrated preview (The Slate: Your Highness)
Interzone no.234 (May/June 2011) p.63 – review (by Nick Lowe)