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2.8
1,862 Ratings

Shakespeare in Love

Directed by John Madden
United States, 1998
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Synopsis

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

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Shakespeare in Love Directed by John Madden

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement

Academy Awards

1999 | 7 wins including: Best Picture

1999 | 5 nominations including: Best Director

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