SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Note: This movie contains very graphic sex and is not suitable for anyone who is not married.
Phillip Henslowe: Mr. Fennyman,
allow me to explain about the theatre business. The natural condition is
one of insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster.
Hugh Fennyman: Uh, one moment,
Lord Wessex: I have spoken
with your father.
William Shakespeare: I have
a new play.
Christopher Marlowe: I thought
your play was for Burbage.
Queen Elizabeth: Mr. Tilney! Have a care with my name -- you will wear it out!
Lord Wessex: I cannot shed
blood in her house, but I will cut
Lord Wessex: Is she obedient?
Tilney: That woman is a woman!
Lord Wessex: My lady, the
tide waits for no man, but I swear
Viola de Lesseps: [as Thomas
Kent] Tell me how you love
Queen Elizabeth: I know something
of a woman in a man's
[On first hearing the tragic
ending to Romeo and Juliet.]
Philip Henslowe: The show
must... you know...
Viola De Lesseps: This is not life, Will. It is a stolen season.
William Shakespeare: I'm done
with theater. The playhouse is
Viola De Lesseps: I loved
a writer and gave up the prize for a
[About Marlowe's death
in a tavern]
William Shakespeare: Love
knows nothing of rank or river
William Shakespeare: Love denied blights the soul we owe to God.
William Shakespeare: A broad
river divides my lovers: family,
Lord Wessex: How is this to
Viola de Lesseps: I would
stay asleep my whole life, if I could
William Shakespeare: You see? The comsumptives plot against me. "Will Shakespeare has a play, let us go and cough through it."
Viola De Lesseps: Master Shakespeare?
Viola De Lesseps: Good morning, my lord. I see you are open for business -- so let's to church.
Queen Elizabeth: And tell Shakespeare, something more cheerful next time, for Twelfth Night.
William Shakespeare: My story
starts at sea... a perilous voyage to an unknown land... a shipwreck...
the wild waters roar and heave... the brave vessel is dashed all to pieces,
and all the helpless souls within her drowned... all save one... a lady...
whose soul is greater than the ocean... and her spirit stronger
Philip Henslowe: You see -- comedy. Love, and a bit with a dog. That's what they want.
Viola De Lesseps: [as Juliet]
I do remember well where I should be, and there I am -- where is my Romeo?
"The Reconciliaton of the Montagues and Capulets over the Dead Bodies of Romeo and Juliet,"
by Frederic Lord Leighton
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