About the film
biography victorian england period drama courtroom 19th century portrait of an artist literary figure social prejudices gay theme
Release Date: May 29, 1960
|Slogan||:||«At last it can be told… He shocked the world!»|
|Production Companies||:||Vantage Films|
|Producers||:||Gregory Ratoff, David Middlemas, Jo Eisinger, Nora Roberts, William Lang|
|Writers||:||Jo Eisinger, Sewell Stokes, Leslie Stokes, Frank Harris|
England, 1891. Ascending writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) meets Lord Alfred Douglas, a young nobleman. Over the years, they will maintain an intimate relationship that will be openly criticized by Alfred's father, the Marquis of Queensberry, in such a harsh way that Wilde, instigated by Alfred, decides to sue Queensberry in 1895, accusing him of defamation.