Wilde (1997)
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Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance

Taglines: The story of the first modern man

Director: Brian Gilbert

Writers: Richard Ellmann, Oscar Wilde

Stars: Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle, ...

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 responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie. After legal action instigated by Bosie's father, the enraged Marquise of Queensberry, Wilde refused to flee the country and was sentenced to two years at hard labor by the courts of an intolerant Victorian society.

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