Just where did Shakespeare get his inspiration? According to this wonderful award-winning feature it was all from love. Joseph Fiennes stars as the Bard of Avon who is suffering from a severe case of writer's block. That is until he meets Lady Viola (Gweneth Paltrow) who wants to take a shot at acting, which is forbidden to women. Thanks to Lady Viola's influence, you'll get to watch "Romeo and Juliet" unfold before your eyes. On Oscar night, seven trophies went Shakespeare's way including nods for Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress to Dame Judi Dench. You'll find new ways to love Shakespeare with this memorable film.
A really enjoyable watch especially for historical and rom-com fans! It follows a young Shakespeare who is out of cash and ideas, who meets his ideal woman and she inspires him to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Emma Walker
Very well written and performed film, if lacking in substance. Had the pleasure of meeting Tom Stoppard at my school, nice chap. As pithy as I'm gonna be tonightPublished 2 months ago by Jethro Colmer
Great film. Great love story and wonderful characters. Queen Elizabeth I is briliant.Published 3 months ago by Camgirl
Love this film. It has a great cast & deserved the oscars. I had seen it before but didn't have the DVD. It's a good take on a classic story, that almost everyone knows.Published 4 months ago by Leigh Bolton