Princess Diana / Naomi Watts


A love story about family, friendship and the calamity of fame.


Embankment’s first representation is Diana, produced by Ecosse Films. The film is a love story that reveals Princess Diana’s unexpected and empowering relationship with heart surgeon Dr. Hasnat Khan. The film is directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel (Downfall), and stars Academy Nominee Naomi Watts (The Impossible, J Edgar, King Kong, 21 Grams) as Princess Diana. The film captured the imagination of international distributors and was pre-sold in Berlin to over 40 territories including UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, Scandinavia, Benelux, Australia & New Zealand, CIS, Latin America.


When Princess Diana flew to Pakistan in May 1997, she went to meet the family of Dr. Hasnat Khan, the man she wanted to marry. One of the most famous and beautiful women in the world, she hoped to persuade Dr. Khan’s mother that she would make a suitable wife for her son. Had she succeeded, the events of that summer might have been very different... A love story about family, friendship and the calamity of fame.


Naomi Watts - Princess of Wales

Film Makers

Director - Oliver Hirschbiegel
Screenwriter - Stephen Jeffreys
Director of Photography - Rainer Klausmann
Production Company - Ecosse Films