“Wilde” quotes

Movie Wilde
Title Wilde
Year 1997
Director Brian Gilbert
Genre Drama, Romance, Biography
Plot – In 1883 Oscar Wilde returns to London full of exuberance after a tour in the United States and a visit to some miners. He happily marries Constance Lloyd and they have two sons. One evening Robert Ross, a young Canadian host at Wilde's, seduces Oscar and the poet faces some homosexual feelings he has actually experienced since school days. As his career continues, the risk of a scandal increases too. In 1892, at the premiere of "Lady Windermere's Fan", Oscar is introduced to an Oxford student, Lord Alfred Douglas, called Bosie. Between them begins a passionate and stormy relationship, then Oscar begins to visit the city's brothels to stay with guys, neglecting his wife and children. Bosie's father opposes to his son's scandalous affair and threatens Bosie who in turn convinces Oscar to sue his father for defamation. Since homosexuality is illegal, the man sues Oscar, who is pleaded guilty and sentenced two years of hard labor. In prison he writes a letter to Bosie, "De Profundis", explaining they will never meet again. Constance moves to Italy where she dies. Released from prison in 1897, Wilde travels to Italy where he meets Bosie: their old passion turns on again.
All actors – Stephen Fry, Jude Law, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Ehle, Gemma Jones, Judy Parfitt, Michael Sheen, Zoë Wanamaker, Tom Wilkinson, Ioan Gruffudd, Matthew Mills, Jason Morell
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