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.

VOR:   Less dry and more formally ambitious than Wilde, but Rupert's Oscar is less persuasive than Stephen's. All a bit familiar.

Photo © 2018 Sony Pictures Classics

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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