The Happy Prince
First screened in September 2018
Director: Rupert Everett. Cast: Rupert Everett, Colin Morgan, Edwin Thomas, Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Anna Chancellor, Julian Wadham, Tom Wilkinson, Antonio Spanguolo, Franca Abategiovanni, Béatrice Dalle, André Penvern, Thierry de Coster. Screenplay: Rupert Everett. Twitter Capsule:
Everett brings conviction to all his tasks but his skill with direction and montage fall well short of his goals.
Less dry and more formally ambitious than Wilde, but Rupert's Oscar is less persuasive than Stephen's. All a bit familiar.