Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, is presented as the real author of Shakespeare’s works. Edward’s life is followed through flashbacks from a young child, through to the end of his life. He is portrayed as a child prodigy who writes and performs A Midsummer Night’s Dream for a young Elizabeth I. A series of events sees his plays being performed by a frontman, Shakespeare.
Roland Emmerich Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall 21 Oct 2011 (UK, Germany, USA) Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 8 nominations. tt1521197 , Shakespeare, Anonymity, Poet, One Word Title, Play, Political, Reference To William Shakespeare, Duringcreditsstinger, False History