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Anonymous

2011
2h 10m
Drama/Thriller
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Cast

Rhys Ifans (Earl of Oxford)Vanessa Redgrave (Queen Elizabeth I)David Thewlis (William Cecil)Sebastian Armesto (Ben Jonson)Rafe Spall (William Shakespeare)Edward Hogg (Robert Cecil)Xavier Samuel (Earl of Southampton)Sam Reid (Earl of Essex)Jamie Campbell Bower (Young Earl of Oxford)Joely Richardson (Young Queen Elizabeth I)Paolo De Vita (Francesco)Trystan Gravelle (Christopher Marlowe)Robert Emms (Thomas Dekker)Tony Way (Thomas Nashe)Julian Bleach (Captain Richard Pole)Derek Jacobi (Prologue)Alex Hassell (Spencer)James Garnon (Heminge)

Director

Roland Emmerich

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Synopsis

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

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