All is True (12a)

Director Kenneth Branagh. Biograhpy/Drama/History

ALL IS TRUE explores the human story behind a dark and little known period in the life of William Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh). The year is 1613, Shakespeare is the greatest writer of the age. When his beloved Globe Theatre is burned to the ground, he decides to return to his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon. There he faces his neglected family. Still haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend broken relationships with his wife, Anne (Judi Dench) and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as an absent husband and father. In the search for peace, he must also finally confront the dark heart of his family's secrets and lies.

Starring Kenneth Branagh, Ian McKellan, Judi Dench

Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

A lovely, subtle and moving film with excellent acting and a beautiful setting which seemed perfect for its time. The pace was slow but that seemed right too . Thoroughly enjoyed by the audience.

Much satisfaction about something!

Thoroughly enjoyable. Everybody went away, slowly, with a smile. Well made fim.

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