Anonymous | reviewed by: Lee Weber | February 13, 2012
entertainment value
An intriguing idea pulled off by R. Emmerich, director of big budget schlock. Though a bit stuffy, this costume drama won me over
genre Drama | History
synopsis 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.
lead actors Rhys Ifans | Jamie Campbell Bower | David Thewlis | Joely Richardson | Vanessa Redgrave | Sebastian Armesto | Rafe Spall | Edward Hogg | Xavier Samuel | Sam Reid | Jamie Campbell Bower | Paolo De Vita | Trystan Gravelle | Robert Emms | Tony Way | Julian Bleach
director Roland Emmerich