Shakespeare in Love

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Out of ideas and cash, a young Will Shakespeare (Fiennes), is in search of a muse to break his creative drought. After meeting the lovely Lady Viola (Paltrow), the two find themselves entangled in a secret romance that rejuvenates Will's creativity. read more
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Out of ideas and cash, a young Will Shakespeare (Fiennes), is in search of a muse to break his creative drought. After meeting the lovely Lady Viola (Paltrow), the two find themselves entangled in a secret romance that rejuvenates Will's creativity. His pen flows like never before until he uncovers two unexpected truths about his new lover - she's promised to marry someone else and she's successfully impersonating a man to play the lead in Will's latest play.

Original Release

01/01/1998

US Release

12/11/1998

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Cast

Joseph Fiennes Will Shakespeare
Gwyneth Paltrow Viola De Lesseps
Geoffrey Rush Philip Henslowe
Judi Dench Queen Elizabeth
Imelda Staunton Nurse
Colin Firth Lord Wessex
Ben Affleck Ned Alleyn
Simon Callow Tilney, Master of the Revels / Tilney
Steven Beard Makepeace, the Preacher / Makepeace
Jim Carter Ralph Bashford
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Madden

Writers

Tom Stoppard, Marc Norman

Cast

Joseph Fiennes Will Shakespeare
Gwyneth Paltrow Viola De Lesseps
Geoffrey Rush Philip Henslowe
Judi Dench Queen Elizabeth
Imelda Staunton Nurse
Colin Firth Lord Wessex
Ben Affleck Ned Alleyn
Simon Callow Tilney, Master of the Revels / Tilney
Steven Beard Makepeace, the Preacher / Makepeace
Jim Carter Ralph Bashford
Rupert Everett Christopher Marlowe
Martin Clunes Richard Burbage
Tim McMullan Frees
Steven O'Donnell Lambert
Patrick Barlow Will Kempe
Jill Baker Lady De Lesseps
Antony Sher Dr. Moth / Dr Moth
Daniel Brocklebank Sam Gosse
Tom Wilkinson Hugh Fennyman
Sandra Reinton Rosaline

Producers

Julie Goldstein Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Edward Zwick Producer
Harvey Weinstein Producer
David Parfitt Producer
Marc Norman Producer
Donna Gigliotti Producer
Linda Bruce Producer
Mark Cooper Producer

Editors

David Gamble

1999OscarBest Picture Won
1999OscarBest Actress in a Leading Role Won
1999OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1999OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Won
1999OscarBest Director Nominated
1999OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Won
1999OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
1999OscarBest Art Direction-Set Decoration Won
1999OscarBest Costume Design Won
1999OscarBest Sound Nominated
1999OscarBest Film Editing Nominated
1999OscarBest Makeup Nominated
1999OscarBest Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score Won
1999Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1999Golden GlobeBest Director - Motion Picture Nominated
1999Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1999Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1999Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
1999Golden GlobeBest Screenplay - Motion Picture Won
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