WHO’S IN IT?
Rupert Everett (An Ideal Husband), Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), Colin Morgan (Testament of Youth), Emily Watson (Angela’s Ashes), Tom Wilkinson (In The Bedroom), Anna Chancellor (The Man Who Knew Too Little), Edwin Thomas (film debut), Béatrice Dalle (Inside), Julian Wadham (The Iron Lady), John Standing (Chaplin), André Penvern (La Vie en Rose), Tom Colley (The Silver Goat), Stephen M. Gilbert (The Story Teller), Alister Cameron (Solitaire for 2), Benjamin Voisin (Bonne Pomme)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Rupert Everett (film debut), director, writer; Sébastien Delloye (One Wild Moment), Philipp Kreuzer (Mr. Morgan’s Last Love) and Jörg Schulze (The Silence), producers; Gabriel Yared (Cold Mountain), composer; John Conroy (Weekender), cinematographer; Nicolas Gaster (Moon), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In a cheap Parisian hotel, disgraced writer Oscar Wilde (Everett) lies on his death bed, left to review his troubled past from this fateful love affair with Lord Alfred Douglas (Morgan), to his arrest and two-year imprisonment for gross indecency…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A passion project for director/writer/star Rupert Everett, The Happy Prince is a provocative and unflinching look at the darker side of one of the most celebrated and controversial authors of the nineteenth century.