Shakespeare in Love (1998)

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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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Director:

John Madden

Writers:

Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bridget McConnell and Georgie Glen also played Dame Judi Dench's courtiers in Mrs. Brown (1997), also directed by John Madden.


Quotes

Hugh Fennyman: 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?


Goofs

One of the main plots involves William Shakespeare creating the story of Romeo & Juliet, making it up as he goes along. In fact, these characters and their basic story were written about before Shakespeare was born, and he was adapting the older tale for the stage. The filmmakers knew this.

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Genres

Comedy | Drama | History | Romance

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