Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde

biography victorian england period drama courtroom 19th century portrait of an artist literary figure social prejudices gay theme

Oscar Wilde

Release Date: May 29, 1960

Year    :   1960
Slogan    :   «At last it can be told… He shocked the world!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Vantage Films
Director    :   Gregory Ratoff
Producers    :   Gregory Ratoff, David Middlemas, Jo Eisinger, Nora Roberts, William Lang
Writers    :   Jo Eisinger, Sewell Stokes, Leslie Stokes, Frank Harris
RunTime    :   99 mins.

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.

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