Judi's: Shakespeare in Love

Dir: John Madden
Cast: Judi Dench, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes

2H 03M • COMEDY / DRAMA / HISTORY • 1998 • US

28th May 14:00 - Live
Multi Oscar-winning historical rom com, featuring a scene-stealing Dame Judi Dench, who won Best Supporting Actress with one of the shortest screen times for an Oscar performance

  28th May 14:00 - Live at Tivoli

"For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo." - This is how the Prince of Verona describes the tragic love in the fifth act of Shakespeare's classic; passionate, sad and fatal - the cruel death of lovers. Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous love stories in the world, but where did William Shakespeare find his inspiration? The script duo Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman create with Shakespeare in Love is a possible scenario, as everything in the 16th century could have played out with a good dose of love in Shakespeare's own life. his 1999 classic, directed by John Madden, was nominated for Oscars in 13 categories and picked up seven, including Best Actress: Gwyneth Paltrow, and Best Supporting Actress: Dame Judi Dench. At eight minutes, Dame Judi's contribution must be one of the shortest Oscar-winning performances, but has there ever been an actor with such gaze, walk and delivery of line more deserving of an Oscar?

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All these funny, frenetic performances make for an enjoyable romp
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