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Shakespeare: The Hidden Truth

Alternative title
Shakespeares Skulte Sannhet
Synopsis
Documentary about the organist Peter Amundsen who believes that he can prove that Francis Bacon wrote the plays and sonnets attributed to Shakespeare. The story is told by actor and academic Robert Crumpton who us a staunch Stratfordian. Crumpton travels to Norway to confront Amundsen. In their travels around Britain in search of the truth they strike up an unlikely friendship and are forced to accept each other’s scholarship.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; Norway
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2012
Duration
105 mins
Availability
No archive copy or distributor known (3/2013)

Credits

Director
Jørgen Friberg
Producer
Kjell Eriksen
Cinematographer
Svend Even Hærra
Writer
Jørgen Friberg
Contributor
Petter Amundsen; Robert Crumpton

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Authorship

Notes

Notes
In Norwegian and English with English subtitles.
History
2012: Shown in Eurodok- European Documentary Film Festival

Production Company

Name

AS Videomaker

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