Wilde (1997)

Loved for being unique. Hated for being different.

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 1997-09-01
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 267 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Dove International
  • Production Country: Germany, Japan, United Kingdom
  • Director: Brian Gilbert
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From 267 Ratings


The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas.

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  • Stephen Fry

    as Oscar Wilde
  • Jude Law

    as Lord Alfred 'Bosie' Douglas
  • Vanessa Redgrave

    as Lady Speranza Wilde
  • Jennifer Ehle

    as Constance Lloyd Wilde
  • Gemma Jones

    as Lady Queensberry
  • Judy Parfitt

    as Lady Mount-Temple
  • Michael Sheen

    as Robbie Ross
  • Zoë Wanamaker

    as Ada Leverson 'Sphinx'
  • Tom Wilkinson

    as Marquess of Queensberry
  • Ioan Gruffudd

    as John Gray
  • Orlando Bloom

    as Rent Boy
  • James D'Arcy

    as First Friend
  • Andrew Havill

    as Algernon
  • Jason Morell

    as Ernest Dowson
  • Jamie Lee

    as Second Friend
  • Matthew Mills

    as Lionel Johnson
  • Peter Barkworth

    as Charles Gill
  • Adam Garcia

    as Jones
  • Joseph May

    as First Miner
  • Orlando Wells

    as Undergraduate
  • Robert Lang

    as C.O. Humphreys
  • David Westhead

    as Edward Carson
  • Laurence Owen

    as Vyvyan Wilde
  • Benedict Sandiford

    as Alfred Wood
  • Mark Letheren

    as Charles Parker
  • Robin Kermode

    as George Alexander
  • Avril Elgar

    as Lady Bracknell
  • Jean Ainslie

    as Miss Prism
  • Bridget Hodson

    as Gwendolen
  • Judi Maynard

    as Mrs. Allonby
  • Hugh Munro

    as Chasuble
  • Michael Simkins

    as Lord Illingworth
  • Albert Welling

    as Arthur
  • Philip Locke

    as Judge
  • Bob Sessions

    as Mine Owner
  • James Vaughan

    as Hotel Manager
  • Richard Cubison

    as Head Waiter
  • John Bleasdale

    as Warder
  • Peter Forbes

    as Detective
  • Peter Harding

    as Doorman at the Cadogan
  • Edward Laurie

    as Cabman
  • Geoffrey Leesley

    as Policeman
  • Colin MacLachlan

    as Prison Officer
  • Arthur Whybrow

    as Doorkeeper
  • Hywel Simons

    as Reporter
Writing Julian Mitchell Screenplay
Production Alex Graham Producer
Camera Martin Fuhrer Director of Photography
Sound Arthur Sullivan Original Music Composer
Editing Michael Bradsell Editor
Directing Brian Gilbert Director
Production Marc Samuelson Producer
Production Peter Samuelson Producer
Production Nick O'Hagan Line Producer
Sound Debbie Wiseman Original Music Composer
Art Sarah Hauldren Art Direction
Art Martyn John Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Pat Hay Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Helen Johnson Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Geraldine Jones Hairstylist
Directing Cordelia Hardy First Assistant Director
Sound Stefan Henrix Dialogue Editor
Sound Simon Firsht Boom Operator
Sound Steve Mayer Boom Operator
Camera Darren Quinn Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Lee Clayton Tailor
Costume & Make-Up Ali Goss Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marcus Love-McGuirk Set Costumer
Editing Daryl Jordan First Assistant Editor
Production Rachel Neale Location Manager
Sound Debbie Wiseman Conductor
Crew Micky Webb Transportation Captain
Directing Elizabeth West Script Supervisor
Production Sarah Bird Casting Director
Production Maria Djurkovic Production Designer
Costume & Make-Up Nic Ede Costume Designer
Sound Jim Greenhorn Sound Recordist
Production Michiyo Yoshizaki Executive Producer
Production Michael Viner Executive Producer
Production Alex Graham Executive Producer
Production Alan Howden Executive Producer
Writing Richard Ellmann Book