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A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
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Shakespeare in Love, the best picture winner of 1998, I know this film receives a lot of bashing due to that win. I ...
In an interview, Dame Judi Dench said she had to wear such high heels for this film, that Director John Madden nicknamed her "Tudor Spice." (One of the Spice Girls, who were known by names such as Sporty Spice, Baby Spice, Scary Spice, et cetera.)
Henslowe! Do you know what happens to a man who doesn't pay his debts? His boots catch fire!
Hugh Fennyman: Why do you howl when it is I who am bitten?
Viola hears the cock crow and refers to it as a rooster. The word rooster is not recorded before 1772 and is said to be an American coinage to avoid the associations of the older word. Even today it is rarely used in the UK.
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