Greatest Film Scenes
and Moments

Shakespeare in Love (1998)


Written by Tim Dirks

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Movie Title/Year and Scene Descriptions

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

In John Madden's Best Picture-winning comedy-drama about the Bard while writing his future play Romeo & Juliet:

  • the scene of writing-cramped Will Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) unraveling the tight bound clothes of male-disguised Viola De Lesseps as Master Tom Kent (Gwyneth Paltrow)
  • the quip-spewing character of Queen Elizabeth (Oscar-winning Judi Dench)


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