Anonymous

  • 2011
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  • PG13
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Aristocrat Edward de Vere (Rhys Ifans) writes politically controversial plays and uses drunken, illiterate, fame-hungry actor William Shakespeare (Rafe Spall) as a front for his work. However, things... More

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Anonymous 129 min

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Clip Anonymous: I'm Perfect For The Role
60 sec
Clip Anonymous: Find My Salvation
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Clip Anonymous: Roland Emmerich's 10 Reason
7 min 16 sec
Clip Anonymous: Roland Emmerich On William
34 sec
Clip Anonymous: Revolt
40 sec
Clip Anonymous: Rafe Spall On Roland Emmeri
55 sec
Clip Anonymous: Rhys Ifans On Creating The
46 sec
Clip Anonymous: Rafe Spall On Roland Emmeri
55 sec
Clip Anonymous: My Gift Is A Play
71 sec
Clip Anonymous: Roland Emmerich On William
34 sec
Trailer Anonymous
118 sec
Clip Anonymous: All Art Is Political
74 sec
Clip Anonymous: Rhys Ifans On Creating The
46 sec
Clip Anonymous: All Art Is Political
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News Anonymous
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Anonymous: I'm Perfect For The Role

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Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds ranging from Mark Twain and Charles Dickens to Henry James and Sigmund Freud, namely: who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Experts have debated, books have been written, and scholars have devoted their lives to protecting or debunking theories surrounding the authorship of the most renowned works in English literature. Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.
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