It got good reviews when it was released. Slant Magazine calls it "an uneven spectacle" but says,
The famous last close-up of her impassive face in Queen Christina is one of those movie things that you never get over, an endless subject for contemplation.The Guardian concludes its review by saying,
this is a surprisingly credible nod towards 17th century Swedish history, and not too bad an effort at capturing the spirit of the real Christina, either. Modern filmmakers, watch and learn.TCM and AMC have some information.