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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.

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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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In 1613 William Shakespeare Retired. He Still Had One Last Story To Tell - His Own.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

All Is True 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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TKBC See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Director Sir Kenneth Branagh (William Shakespeare), Dame Judi Dench (Anne Hathaway), Kathryn Wider (Judith Shakespeare), and Michael Rouse (Francis Collins) appeared in Murder on the Orient Express (2017). 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). Shakespeare spent enough time around nobility to be well aware of the correct title to use. See more »

Quotes

Henry Wriothesley: You must write again, Will.
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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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Pensive, Poignant, Satisfying
9 January 2019 | by Tail_End_CharlieSee all my reviews

I appreciated this thoughtful film, and Branagh did a marvelous job helming it while also portraying Shakespeare. Another reviewer scoffed at the historical inaccuracy due to the real-life age difference between Branagh and Dench. This chronology was not distracting to me, because both actors gave convincing portrayals. Costumes and set design were outstanding. The gorgeous English countryside stood in as another character, of sorts. During the pre-release screening (USA), the director revealed a fascinating fact: several of the interior scenes were lit by candles, absent of any set lights. I was taken by Branagh's passionate and studied approach to Shakespeare, and this film is a fine example.


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