“A glorious film”
“Everything you want a movie to be”
“Rare and magical”
“A glittering tiara of a movie”
“The richest and most satisfying romantic movie of the year”
Winner of seven Academy Awards® including Best Picture and Best Actress for Gwyneth Paltrow, and four BAFTA awards including Best Film.
The film tells the story of an imaginary love affair between playwright William Shakespeare (Fiennes) and Viola de Lesseps (Paltrow) while Shakespeare was writing Romeo and Juliet.
Shakespeare in Love was the ninth highest-grossing film of 1998. It was produced by Miramax and distributed by Universal Pictures.