Shakespeare in Love
Collector's Series
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1998
Director: John Madden
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 717951-005458
Running time: 2:04 (124 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: December 07, 1999
Collection type: Owned (#1242)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
Triumphant winner of 7 Academy Awards®*— including Best Picture — this witty, sexy smash features Oscar®-winning Best Actress Gwyneth Paltrow (Sliding Doors, A Perfect Murder) and an amazing cast that includes Academy Award™ winners Judi Dench (Best Supporting Actress*), Geoffrey Rush (Best Actor – Shine**) and Ben Affleck (Armageddon; Best Original Screenplay – Good Will Hunting†)! When Will Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes – Elizabeth) needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola (Paltrow) starts the words flowing like never before! There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: not only is she promised to marry someone else, she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production! A truly can't-miss motion picture event with outstanding critical acclaim to match its impressive collection of major awards — everyone will love this funny behind-the-scenes look at the writing of the greatest love story ever told!

*1998.**1996. †1997.
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Genres
Comedy
Drama
Romance
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Miramax Films
 • Universal Pictures
 • The Bedford Falls Company
Media Companies:
 • Buena Vista Home Entertainment
 • Miramax Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
John Madden....Director
Writing
Marc Norman....Writer
Tom Stoppard....Writer
Production
David Parfitt....Producer
Donna Gigliotti....Producer
Harvey Weinstein....Producer
Edward Zwick....Producer
Marc Norman....Producer
Bob Weinstein....Executive Producer
Julie Goldstein....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Richard Greatrex....Director of Photography
Film Editing
David Gamble....Film Editor
Music
Stephen Warbeck....Composer
Sound
Peter Glossop....Production Sound Mixer
John Downer....Supervising Sound Editor
Robin O'Donoghue....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Dominic Lester....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Martin Childs....Production Designer
Sandy Powell....Costume Designer
Lisa Westcott....Make-up Artist
Mark Raggett....Art Director
Steven Lawrence....Art Director
Clare Spragge....Costume Designer
Tina Earnshaw....Make-up Artist
Veronica Brebner....Make-up Artist
Julie Dartnell....Make-up Artist
Karen Ferguson....Make-up Artist
Philippa Hall....Make-up Artist
Deborah Jarvis....Make-up Artist
Lesley Smith....Make-up Artist
Special Effects: United Special Effects
Stuart Brisdon....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by The Magic Camera Company
Antony Hunt....Visual Effects
Angus Cameron....Visual Effects
Cast
Geoffrey Rush....Philip Henslowe
Tom Wilkinson....Hugh Fennyman
Steven O'Donnell....Lambert
Tim McMullen....Frees
Joseph Fiennes....Will Shakespeare
Steven Beard....Makepeace, the Preacher
Antony Sher....Dr Moth
Patrick Barlow....Will Kempe
Martin Clunes....Richard Burbage
Sandra Reinton....Rosaline
Simon Callow....Tilney, Master of the Revels
Judi Dench....Queen Elizabeth
Ladies in Waiting
Bridget McConnel
Georgie Glen
Nicholas Boulton....Henry Condell
Gwyneth Paltrow....Viola De Lesseps
Imelda Staunton....Nurse
Colin Firth....Lord Wessex
Desmond McNamara....Crier
Barnaby Kay....Nol
Jim Carter....Ralph Bashford
Paul Bigley....Peter, the Stage Manager
Jason Round....Actor in Tavern
Rupert Farley....Barman
Adam Barker....First Auditionee
Joe Roberts....John Webster
Harry Gostelow....Second Auditionee
Alan Cody....Third Auditionee
Mark Williams....Wabash
David Curtiz....John Hemmings
Gregor Truter....James Hemmings
Simon Day....First Boatman
Jill Baker....Lady De Lesseps
Amber Glossop....Scullery Maid
Robin Davies....Master Plum
Hywel Simons....Servant
Nicholas Le Prevost....Sir Robert De Lesseps
Ben Affleck....Ned Alleyn
Timothy Kightley....Edward Pope
Mark Saban....Augustine Philips
Bob Barrett....George Bryan
Roger Morlidge....James Armitage
Daniel Brocklebank....Sam Gosse
Roger Frost....Second Boatman
Rebecca Charles....Chambermaid
Richard Gold....Lord in Waiting
Rachel Clarke....First Whore
Lucy Speed....Second Whore
Patricia Potter....Third Whore
John Ramm....Makepeace's Neighbor
Martin Neeley....Paris/Lady Montague
Rupert Everett....Christopher Marlowe (uncredited)