The Elizabethan dramatist suffers from writer's block while working on his new play, and to make matters worse creditors are about to close down the theatre. But when a noblewoman disguises herself as a man to fulfil her dream of appearing on stage, the Bard becomes enchanted by her and is inspired to pen the most famous love story of all time. Comedy, with Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Judi Dench, Ben Affleck, Geoffrey Rush, Martin Clunes and Tom Wilkinson.

130min 1998