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Wilde 1997

  • Brian Gilbert
  • September 1, 1997
  • 118 mins
  • English
  • Drama, History
Loved for being unique. Hated for being different.
The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie. After legal action instigated by Bosie's father, Wilde refused to flee the country and was sentenced to to two years at hard labour


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