"Comedy. Love. And a bit with a dog. That's what they want," proclaims the owner of The Rose, an English theater that is featured prominently in this seven-time Academy Award winning movie. We couldn't agree more, especially about the dog. Joseph Fiennes is the charismatic Will Shakespeare who is inspired by free-thinking beauty Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow) to write his classic love story, Romeo & Ethel the Pirate's Daughter (you may know it as Romeo & Juliet.) Chaos ensues but as they say in the movie, it all works out in the end. How does it? Well, we will try to explain the mystery in our Tribute to Shakespeare in Love.
In just a few short years he chased Amy, saved the world, befriended a mathematical genius AND a poetic playwright. But most importantly, he established himself as one of Hollywood's fastest rising stars - don't miss this Tribute.