The Happy Prince
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Festival in Media
Section: Literature and cinema
Country: Germany Belgium, UK, Italy
Year: 2017

The Happy Prince

105 minutes/color


Director: Rupert Everett

Screenplay: Rupert Everett

Cinematographer: John Conroy

Editing: Nicolas Gaster

Costume design: Giovanni Casalnuovo, Maurizio Millenotti

Music: Gabriel Yared

Producer: Sébastien Delloye, Philipp Kreuzer, Jörg Schulze



Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Miranda Richardson, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Anna Chancellor, Tom Wilkinson, Ronald Pickup, Béatrice Dalle, Julian Wadham, Benjamin Voisin



Maze Pictures, Entre Chien et Loup, Palomar, cine plus Filmproduktion, Robert Fox, BBC Films, Raindog Film Co.

World sales:

Beta Cinema



The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor.




Rupert Everett

Rupert Everett is an English actor and writer. He received several BAFTA Award nominations. His first Golden Globe Award nomination was for his role in My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), followed by a second Golden Globe nomination for An Ideal Husband (1999). Everett has performed in many other prominent films, including The Madness of King George (1994), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Inspector Gadget (1999), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), The Next Best Thing (2000), etc. “The Happy Prince” is his directorial debut.



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