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Year: 2018

Original Title: The Happy Prince

Length: 104 minutes

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Studios: BBC Films

Distributor: Lionsgate

Suitable only for 15 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: June 15 2018

United States:


Ranking: 3,760 out of 14,742 movies (up 789)


7.0 by 6 media


"The Happy Prince" focuses on the last three years of writer Oscar Wilde's life, covering the period between 1897 and 1900. Isolated in a hotel on the French coast, Wilde decides to embark on a journey through Europe with a double objective: to meet his ex-wife as well as Sir Alfred "Bosie" Douglas, a former lover who was the fruit of many of the great problems of the writer. Despite his health problems, Wilde insists on undertaking this journey that will take him in search of creativity and love through the darkest corners of his life. 'The Happy Prince' is starring, directed and written by the actor Rupert Everett, a movie that supposed his debut in directing and as a screenwriter. Colin Firth, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Colin Morgan, Miranda Richardson and Anna Chancellor complete the cast of the film.


Cast The Happy Prince



Trivia The Happy Prince

Actor Rupert Everett directs, writes and stars in 'The Happy Prince', and it supposed his debut as director and screenwriter. Tom Wilkinson previously appeared in 'Wilde' (1997), which covers similar events portrayed in this film. The interiors of Oscar Wilde's home in Italy were shot in Castle Thurnau in Bavaria, Germany.