R | | Drama
A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desdemona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced?
22 October 2004 | Ralph Michael Stein (email@example.com)
10 | Dazzlingly Entertaining, A Tour De Force
Before the Great Fire and the Great Plague of the mid-seventeenth century, London slowly, joyously awoke to the end of ...
This movie is set sometime between 1660 and 1662, but the style of dress the men are wearing wouldn't be worn until 1666. That is when Charles II introduced the 3 piece suit (coat, vest & britches) to the court. The fashion caught on rapidly. Within... ...
And give me back my merkin!
The "naturalistic" acting, as Ned and Maria perform in the later part of the movie, wasn't done until the 19th century. The "series of poses" acting done in the early scenes was the norm for some time after the film is set.
£128,035 (UK) (5 September 2004)
$776,691 (USA) (28 November 2004)
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