Shakespeare In Love

Shakespeare In Love
Shakespeare In Love

Year

1998

Duration

123 minutes

Genres

Comedy

Language

English

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Synopsis

England's greatest playwright really comes alive in this witty romantic comedy with a very modern feel. Gwyneth Paltrow plays a stage-struck young woman living in a time when only men were allowed to act. She disguises herself as a boy and auditions for the famous William Shakespeare - who appears here as a much earthier figure than he might seem from textbooks. The brilliant, Oscar-winning script makes the past accessible and communicates the power of drama over an audience - and all with some great jokes too.

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15 Classification

This film has one use of moderate bad language, some nudity and sexual references.

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