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The Happy Prince Rated 15

The Happy Prince

Dir. Rupert Everett. UK, 2018. 1h 45m. Starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Chancellor.

A poignant look at the life of Irish playwright Oscar Wilde who, exiled from Britain and living in Parisian squalor, revisits moments from his past on his deathbed. Rupert Everett writes, directs, and stars in the role that he was born to play.

‘It's a fearless, committed, and award-worthy turn, and emblematic of a first-time film-maker at his most expressive and most affecting.’ ★★★★★ Kevin Maher, The Times

‘This film is a deeply felt, tremendously acted tribute to courage.’ ★★★★ Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian