The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince
  • 2018
  • Germany / Belgium / UK / Italy
  • 1h 45min
  • 15
  • 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 Prince

11 Jun 20184 stars

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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