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Shakespeare In Love


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Oscar-winning romantic comedy. Will Shakespeare's career is in crisis: his money is running out and he's suffering from writer's block. Then he meets beautiful aristocrat
Viola De Lesseps and his life - and the world of English literature - will never be the same again. Widescreen.
Director John Madden (1998.15) Film of the Week: page 47


Viola: De Lesseps
Director: John Madden
Viola De Lesseps: Gwyneth Paltrow
Will Shakespeare: Joseph Flennes
Lord Wessex: Colin Firth
Philip Henslowe: Geoffrey Rush
Queen Elizabeth: Judi Dench
Hugh Fennyman: Tom Wilkinson
Ned Alleyn: Ben Affleck
Tilney, Master of the Revels: Simon Callow
Ralph Bashford: Jim Carter
Richard Burbage: Martin Clunes
Nurse: Imelda Staunton
Christopher Marlowe: Rupert Everett

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