Wilde (1997)

Wilde (1997)
 

Director Brian Gilbert

Writer Richard Ellmann (book), Julian Mitchell

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

Year 1997

Actors Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle

IMDB : 6.9 (12,487 votes)


 

Description The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and ...

Comments

  • Samantha Zimmerman 2017-02-06 04:15:45
    ughhh jude law is just as pretty as the real bosie
  • Jordan STIRLING 2017-01-14 22:10:19
    A great cast for a great film
  • Duong Pham 2016-12-22 14:07:40
    ước gì có viếtup
  • a fan 2016-11-06 20:04:21
    I am very fond of Oscar Wilde, he's my favorite writer. I have nothing against Stephen Fry but I can't see Oscar Wilde in him, and his hairstyle makes his head look too big to be Oscar Wilde especially as a young man before his marriage. Apart from that I think he wrote the Picture of Dorian Grey before getting married. We are also not sure about his being seduced at the time and the manner presented in the movie, I just feel that the scene was just inserted in the movie for commercial reasons. I also know from De Profound, in Wilde's own writing that his wife visited him only to break the news of his mother's death, but he never mentioned that they spoke about being together again nor about his nature as a gay. There is also a lack of sympathy for Oscar Wilde the person, how much he suffered after his release. This part is so abrupt, ending the movie with a clumsy happy ending that he and Douglas are back together and writing down the rest in a line. Oscar actually suffered from being alone and living under a fake name and being deprived of seeing his boys and then his tragic illness that caused his death.
  • Name Cannot Be Blank 2016-10-12 19:31:58
    JUDE LAW!!!
  • CB H 2016-06-02 00:46:50
    "he was gay and his marriage was fake" im gonna introduce u to a potentially groundbreaking concept: bisexuality
  • Alex Eventhal 2016-04-22 16:28:46
    My film-my very soul mirror image.....
  • Eric Walker 2016-02-12 23:37:52
    I love Stephen Fry but this film was shite.
  • DrZaius75 2015-11-22 14:32:36
    My only problem is that Stephen Fry didn't use an Irish accent.
  • Elli Pszia 2015-08-07 18:20:34
    HAH gaaaaaaaaay
  • Siberius Wolf 2015-07-25 10:52:38
    I'm glad they rarely ever do the voice over trailers these days.
  • Joe Byrne 2015-05-08 21:22:08
    Oscar Wilde was irish for gods sake not English
  • Dhruv Golani 2015-04-24 20:13:02
    Young Jude Law absolutely captures the soul of Bosie. A film worth reliving
  • Eleanor Dent 2015-01-06 12:23:56
    To those who say that Oscar Wilde's marriage was 'fictitious' I suggest you read about his life rather than just watching a film. He was passionately in love with his wife and also sexually attracted to young men. His wife and mother absolutely supported him and his mother warned him to leave England before the trial. Had he done so he would have been able to live out his life with his family. Tragically his wife and mother both died while he was in prison and he was never allowed to see his children again. Lord Alfred Douglas also abandoned him.
  • HydrangeaDragon 2014-10-18 18:28:46
    old movie trailers are so weird, they don't need to talk and explain everything
  • Lynn Neumann - Music Composer 2014-08-20 07:32:21
    Judging by the trailer, this film looks incredibly promising.
  • Bruce Eyster 2014-07-10 22:00:04
    Great movie - Love Stephen Fry 
  • Tare Suriel 2014-05-26 19:41:42
    As if, Stephen Fry is so out of Jude Law's league.
  • Franz Nowak 2014-05-25 20:10:07
    restricted, really?
  • lookpassthestars1 2014-05-08 23:08:28
    Number1EcoGirl yes that is him

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