All the queens men
Screenplay: David Schneider & Jeff Stockwell
Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky
Released: 2001, Austria and Germany, 2002, USA, Atlantic Streamline & Strand/MGM
All The Queen's Men, the World War II comedic drama, centres around a mismatched team of British Special Forces agents led by an American. In disguise, the team must infiltrate a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war. The script was written by David Schneider and Jeff Stockwell (The Dangerous Lives Of Alter Boys). Eddie plays Tony Parker, and co-stars with Matt LeBlanc as Steven O'Rourke.
The film was released in Germany and Austria in December 2001 and went on general release in the USA on 25th October, 2002. It also received screenings at the following American film festivals in October that year: the Tampa International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Reel Affirmations in Washington D.C, the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, the Rebohoth Beach Independent Film Festival and Out OK in Tulsa. The film was recently released on DVD in the UK.
“….if you think LeBlanc – who looks like a hairier Brenda Blethyn – would pass for a gal, you might just like it.” Villagevoice.com
“LeBlanc looks pretty good in a dress; Izzard’s pretty funny.” Los Angeles Times Calendar