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All Is True (2018)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History | 10 May 2019 (USA)
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A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.

Director:

Kenneth Branagh

Writer:

Ben Elton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kenneth Branagh ... William Shakespeare
Judi Dench ... Anne Shakespeare
Ian McKellen ... Earl of Southampton
Nonso Anozie ... Actor Playing Aaron
Lolita Chakrabarti ... Stratford Landlady
Darryl Clark Darryl Clark ... Mr. Wheeler
Jack Colgrave Hirst ... Tom Quiney
Doug Colling Doug Colling ... Douglas, Shakespeare's Servant
John Dagleish ... Rafe Smith
Eleanor de Rohan ... Margaret Wheeler
Clara Duczmal Clara Duczmal ... Elizabeth Hall
Phil Dunster ... Henry, the Student
Freya Durkan Freya Durkan ... Young Judith Shakespeare
Sam Ellis Sam Ellis ... Hamnet Shakespeare
Sean Foley Sean Foley ... John Lane
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A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.

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The final act of the worlds greatest playwright See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, suggestive material and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The title of the film was taken from the William Shakespeare play "Henry VIII", for which it was an early alternative title. See more »

Goofs

When talking to the Earl of Southampton, Shakespeare repeatedly addresses him as "Your Grace". When addressing an Earl, the correct form is "My Lord" (only a Duke would be addressed as Your Grace). The real William Shakespeare spent enough time around nobility to be well aware of the correct title to use. See more »

Quotes

Henry Wriothesley: We have only Johnson now.
William Shakespeare: Who laughs at me because I speak no Greek and don't know whether Bohemia has a coast.
Henry Wriothesley: Oh Christ Will, why do you care what he thinks? You wrote King Lear.
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Soundtracks

Fear No More
Performed by Abigail Doyle
Music written by Patrick Doyle
Words by William Shakespeare
Published by Patrick Doyle Music Administered by Air-Edel Association L T D
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Shakespeare's sunset.
8 February 2019 | by louiseculmerSee all my reviews

A rather melancholy account of Shakespeare's declining years in Stratford, though there are a few more cheerful moments to lighten the gloom. Shakespeare comes home to stay after having been mostly absent in London for the past twenty years, still brooding over the death of his son Hamnet, and is given a moderate welcome by his wife Anne (the ever reliable Judi Dench) and his two daughters. There are some amusing references to the 'second best bed' (which Shakespeare famously left his wife in his will) and a rather unlikely plot about some poetry which may or may not have been written by the long dead Hamnet. Meanwhile his daughters have their own problems. It is all a bit sad and slow, but with some pleasant touches that make it worth watching.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,211, 12 May 2019

Gross USA:

$1,200,481

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,019,143
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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