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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

Credited cast:
Kenneth Branagh ... William Shakespeare
Judi Dench ... Anne Hathaway
Ian McKellen ... Henry Wriothesley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lolita Chakrabarti ... Stratford Landlady Lena
Jack Colgrave Hirst ... Tom Quiney
Doug Colling Doug Colling ... Douglas
Eleanor de Rohan ... Margaret Wheeler
Phil Dunster ... Henry
Freya Durkan Freya Durkan ... Young Judith Shakespeare
Flora Easton Flora Easton ... Young Susanna Hall
Sam Ellis Sam Ellis ... Hamnet Shakespeare
Hadley Fraser ... Shakespeare's son-in-law
Ian Hearnshaw ... Townsman
Cassandra Hodges ... Townswoman
Gerard Horan Gerard Horan ... Ben Jonson
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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.


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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 »

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All Is True See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,211, 12 May 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$881,329, 13 June 2019
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TKBC See more »
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Screenwriter Ben Elton previously wrote Upstart Crow (2016), which also revolves around the life of William Shakespeare. In addition, Elton co-wrote The Black Adder (1982), Black-Adder II (1986), Black Adder the Third (1987), and Blackadder Goes Forth (1989), which often spoofed the Bard's plays. 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 »

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Beautiful, sad, patient... an almost perfect film.
27 December 2018 | by roaming_charges_may_applySee all my reviews

It has been years since a Kenneth Branagh film made me feel something in the way this does. His Hollywood success has also been accompanied by a change in directorial style and a change in his focus on storytelling ... but this film returns to what made him so great early on ... a passion for the subject material. The end result is a period film that feels actually of the period, while also fully modern. Every frame of film is like a historical painting. And the story and characters are fully expressed. Slow, patient, sad, and beautiful - this is a wonderful film with wonderful writing, acting and directing. The pacing and editing is deliberate. What some critics have considered to be slow or meandering I would call the story taking it's time and earning it's value. Highly recommended.


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