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Inspired by the life of 17th-century player Edward Kynaston, acclaimed theater director Richard Eyre's darker, grittier variation on the theme of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (1998) is an elegant and emotionally charged look at the travails of actors and aspiring actresses in Restoration England, when women were forbidden to tread the boards. London, 1660: Ned Kynaston...read more

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02:10 — Ned Kynaston (Billy Crudup) is the homosexual actor who has been playing female parts in plays for years. One day, the rules of only men playing women (more…)

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Inspired by the life of 17th-century player Edward Kynaston, acclaimed theater director Richard Eyre's darker, grittier variation on the theme of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (1998) is an elegant and emotionally charged look at the travails of actors and aspiring a… (more)

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