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Shakespeare In Love

In One Word



Comedy / Drama / Romance

Released By / Year

Buena Vista / 1998


Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.
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Quick Review

This movie has a brilliant premise as the young Shakespeare finds true romance in the middle of a stressful stage preparation of his latest, still unwritten play. The movie captures a great sense of place and delights in every turn of events.

Funny, warm and absolutely wonderful.

Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, January 25, 2014 -