The Happy Prince
- Germany / Belgium / UK / Italy
- 1h 45min
- Directed by: Rupert Everett
- Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson
- UK release: 15 June 2018
The tale of the last days of Oscar Wilde (Everett), as he lives out his post-prison existence in France and Italy. If Firth and Watson are underused as pal Reggie Turner and wife Constance, they’re well-cast, and Everett himself, in his accomplished directorial debut, is sensational as the fallen star. A surprising and courageously unflattering portrait.
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The Happy Prince11 Jun 2018
Courageous Oscar Wilde biopic, written, directed by and starring a sensational Rupert Everett
Rupert Everett is sensational as he sinks his teeth into the role of a lifetime – that of Oscar Wilde – with the flamboyant star inhabiting the literary icon at his ignominious end. The Happy Prince also marks Everett's debut as writer-director and he…
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