R | | Biography, Drama
The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.
Rupert Everett has previously played Oscar Wilde on stage in a revival of David Hare's 'The Judas Kiss', a play which covers a similar time span to this movie. It ran from September 2012 to April 2013 in London and on tour in the UK and Dublin. In 2016 the production had runs in Toronto and NYC.
I met Christ in prison.
Reggie Turner: And what was she in for?
Oscar Wilde: Don't joke, Reggie. In the cell, there is only God and man. After three days in hell, Jesus rose from the dead, broke open his tomb, discarded his cerements and took his place forever in the heart of ...
Naples, 1897: in an argument, Bosie states that Oscar uses "pancake" makeup. Pancake wasn't invented until the 1930s, by Max Factor.
During the end credits Oscar Wilde is heard and seen singing a French song in a cafe. Then there are flashbacks of audiences applauding his works in a theatre.
English, Italian, French, Latin
€208,502 (Italy) (15 April 2018)
$466,440 (USA) (20 December 2018)