Emma/Shakespeare in Love/Proof

Emma/Shakespeare in Love/Proof

Director: Douglas McGrath, John Madden Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes

DVD (Wide Screen)

Overview

William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is on a cold streak. Not only is he writing for Philip Henslowe (Geoffrey Rush), owner of "The Rose," a theatre whose doors are about to be closed by sadistic creditors, but he's got a nasty case of writer's block. Shakespeare hasn't written a hit in years. In fact, he hasn't written much of anything recently. Thus, the Bard finds himself in quite a bind when Henslowe, desperate to stave off another round of hot-coals-to-feet application, stakes The Rose's solvency on Shakespeare's new comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter." The problem is, "Romeo" is safely "locked away" in Shakespeare's head, which is to say that not a word of it is written. Meanwhile, the lovely Lady Viola (Gwyneth Paltrow) is an ardent theatre-goer -- scandalous for a woman of her breeding -- who especially admires Shakespeare's plays and, not incidentally, Bill himself. Alas, she's about to be sold as property into a loveless marriage by her mercenary father and shipped off to a Virginia tobacco plantation. But not before dressing up as a young man and winning the part of Romeo in the embryonic play. Shakespeare soon discovers the deception and goes along with it, using the blossoming love affair to ignite his muse. As William and Viola's romance grows in intensity and spirals towards its inevitable culmination, so, too, does the farcical comedy about Romeo and pirates transform into the timeless tragedy that is Romeo and Juliet.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/11/2010
UPC: 0786936801958
Source: Miramax
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 5:42:00

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Emma
1. Program Start [:17]
2. Opening Credits [4:49]
3. A Handsome Friend [2:45]
4. Mr. Elton's Heart [1:41]
5. Miss Smith [3:01]
6. A Revealing Chat [5:06]
7. Posing for the Portrait [4:28]
8. Wrong Target [5:12]
9. Riddle Interruption [8:39]
10. Christmas Eve Party [6:27]
11. Confession to a Friend [1:50]
12. Sad News for Harriet [2:30]
13. The Bates Sisters [3:55]
14. Awkward Moment [5:33]
15. The Cole's Party [1:48]
16. Love Misunderstanding [3:51]
17. Looking out for Jane [15:37]
18. The Ball [10:19]
19. Picnic Impertinence [8:26]
20. Missing the Target [6:37]
21. Dispelling Thoughts [1:56]
22. Knightley Returns [4:31]
23. Declaration of Love [5:39]
24. A Final Match [1:43]
25. The Wedding [:50]
26. End Credits [3:07]
Disc #2 -- Shakespeare in Love
1. Program Start
2. Henslowe's Dilemma
3. Will
4. Writer's Block
5. The Chamberlain's Men
6. Poetry, Adventure and Love
7. It's a Mystery
8. Titles
9. The De Lesseps House
10. At First Sight
11. Inspiration
12. Arrangements
13. How Do You Love Her
14. Better Than a Play
15. Reading Lines
16. Good Title
17. Her Majesty
18. Writer's Quarrel
19. Bad News
20. To Church
21. How Much I Loved You
22. The Final Draft
23. Confrontation
24. The Proposition
25. Opening Night
26. Juliet
27. Star-Crossed Lovers
28. Public Lewdness
29. Lady Wessex
30. Twelfth Night
31. End Credits
Disc #3 -- Proof
1. Crazy Talk
2. Happy Birthday Catherine
3. Claire
4. "Harold Dobbs Exists!"
5. "I'm Glad He's Dead"
6. "i"
7. A Wonderful Night
8. I Didn't Find It, I Wrote It
9. The Machinery Is Working
10. "You Don't Believe Me"
11. Mathematical Depression
12. Goodbye Hal
13. A Cold Proof
14. Connecting the Dots
15. Credits

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