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Synopsis
Feature film. A political thriller about who actually wrote the plays of William Shakespeare - Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her.
Language
English
Country
Germany; United Kingdom; United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2011
Notes
Also available on Blu-ray. DVD extras include: Commentary with director Roland Emmerich and writer John Orloff; Who Is The Real William Shakespeare?
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Authorship
Related items
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Credits

Director
Roland Emmerich
Producer
Larry J. Franco; Robert Leger; Roland Emmerich
Cinematographer
Anna Foerster
Screenplay
John Orloff
Music
Harald Kloser; Thomas Wander
Production Design
Sebastian T. Krawinkel
Costume
Lisy Christi
Cast
David Thewlis 
Derek Jacobi 
Edward Hogg 
Helen Baxendale 
Jamie Campbell Bower 
Joely Richardson 
Mark Rylance 
Rafe Spall 
Rhys Ifans 
Robert Emms 
Sebastian Armesto 
Sebastian Reid 
Tony Way 
Trystan Gravelle 
Vanessa Redgrave 
Xavier Samuel 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£15.99 (DVD): £19.99 (Blu-ray)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
125 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Centropolis Entertainment

Name

Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Web
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