PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller
The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.
26 October 2011 | Vaughn Fry (Legendary_Badass)
9 | Inventive, Compelling, Emmerich's Masterpiece
The Earl of Oxford (Rhys Ifans) is a talented playwright whose position forces him to publicly abandon his endeavors. ...
Because he's famous for directing disaster movies, most of which feature famous buildings being destroyed, Roland Emmerich was jokingly asked by journalists if he was going to "blow up the Globe theater" when making this film.
Anne De Vere:
You, your friends, your blasphemous theater have brought nothing but ruin and dishonor to this family.
Ben Jonson: Ruin? Dishonor? My lady, you, your family, even I, even Queen Elizabeth herself will be remembered solely because we had the honor to live whilst ...
Elizabeth I died in Spring, on March 24th 1603. It is unlikely that her funeral procession led over the frozen Thames.
Apart from the production companies, the only opening credit is the movie's title, displayed on the marquee of the prologue's theater.
English, French, Italian, Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
$1,012,768 (USA) (28 October 2011)
$4,463,292 (USA) (9 December 2011)
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