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Title:Wilde

Date: 1997
Type: Drama
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Brian Gilbert
Producer: Mark and Peter Samuelson

Comment
Stephen Fry plays the notorious Oscar Wilde in this adaptaion of his life, his homosexual relationships particularly with Jude Law and the events leading up to his trial and imprisonment. whatever you think of Wilde's private life he was a great comic playwright and this films gives a feel of how his emotions were pulled in different directions. You will appreciate the dialogue more if you know the works of Oscar Wilde. The largely British cast give good performances both in the leading roles and the supporting roles, including Tom Wilkinson as Lord Queensbury.

Actors

Stephen FryStephen Fry
Jude LawJude Law
Jennifer EhleJennifer Ehle
Vanessa RedgraveVanessa Redgrave
Gemma JonesGemma Jones
Judy ParfittJudy Parfitt
Michael SheenMichael Sheen
Zoe WannamakerZoe Wannamaker
Tom Wilkinson
Ioan GuffuddIoan Guuffudd
Orlando BloomOrlando Bloom

Oscars

None

Wilde