‘The Happy Prince’ Trailer: Rupert Everett and Colin Firth Reunite for Drama About Oscar Wilde’s Final Days

IndieWire | 7/27/2018 | Staff
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It’s a match made in heaven, even for the most sophisticated of thirsty anglophiles — the smoldering wit of Rupert Everett and the genteel humility of Colin Firth. After making their film debuts together in the 1984 gay classic “Another Country,” these two esteemed actors have reunited for the Oscar Wilde biopic “The Happy Prince.” Everett makes his directorial debut with a bittersweet melodrama about the beloved playwright and satirist’s final days, which he spent in exile in Paris after serving a two-year prison sentence for “indecency.”

In his C+ review of the film out of Sundance, IndieWire’s Eric Kohn wrote: “Anyone expecting Wildean banter will be sorely disappointed — think more of an autobiographical spin on ‘The Portrait of...
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