This film, billed as a political thriller and pseudo-historical drama, is a fictionalized version of the life of Edward de Ver, 17th Earl of Oxford, who was also a playwright and poet. Set within the political atmosphere of Queen Elizabeth I's court, it presents Lord Oxford as the true author of Shakespeare's plays and includes events leading to the Essex Rebellion against the queen. Starring Rhys Ifans and Vanessa Redgrave.
DVD. 130 minutes.