Sony Pictures (2011)
Drama, Thriller
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IMDB   6.8
130 mins USA / English
DVD  Region 1   PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
Vanessa Redgrave Queen Elizabeth I
Rhys Ifans Edward de Vere
Jamie Campbell Bower Young Oxford
David Thewlis William Cecil
Joely Richardson Princess Elizabeth Tudor
Derek Jacobi Prologue
Xavier Samuel Southhampton
Rafe Spall William Shakespeare
Henry Lloyd-Hughes Bear Baiter
Mark Rylance Gloucester
Edward Hogg Robert Cecil
Sebastian Armesto Ben Jonson
Tom Wlaschiha Captain of the Guard
Tony Way Thomas Nashe
Julian Bleach Sir Richard Pole
Ned Dennehy Interrogator
Paula Schramm Bridget de Vere
Robert Emms Thomas Dekker
Sam Reid Earl of Essex
Paolo De Vita Francesco
Trystan Gravelle Christopher Marlowe
Roland Emmerich
Producer Roland Emmerich
Volker Engel
Marc Weigert
Larry J. Franco
Writer John Orloff
Cinematography Anna Foerster
Musician Harald Kloser
Thomas Wanker

A political thriller advancing the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays; set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her.
Edition Details
Distributor Sony Pictures
Release Date 2/7/2012
Screen Ratio Theatrical Widescreen (2.35:1)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital 5.1 [English]
No. of Disks/Tapes 1