About the film
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Release Date: September 16, 2004
|Slogan||:||«He didn't resist temptation. He pursued it.»|
|Production Companies||:||First Choice Films, Isle of Man Film, Mr. Mudd Production|
|Producers||:||Mary Selway, John Malkovich, Lucy Bevan, Marshall Leviten, Lianne Halfon, Russell Smith|
|Writers||:||Stephen Jeffreys, Stephen Jeffreys|
The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.