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3.0
10 Ratings

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

Directed by Ken Hughes
United Kingdom, 1960
Drama, Biography, History

Synopsis

Peter Finch delivers a bravura performance (for which he won a BAFTA Award) as the flamboyant Irish poet-playwright. The story, based largely on court records, recounts Wilde’s sodomy trial stemming from his love affair with Lord Douglas.

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The Trials of Oscar Wilde Directed by Ken Hughes

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1961 | Winner: Best British Actor

1961 | 4 nominations including: Best British Actor

Golden Globes (USA)

1961 | Winner: Best English-Language Foreign Film

Moscow International Film Festival

1961 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

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