The Libertine (2004)

Loading   Loading...
The Libertine (2004) poster
     
   info_outline
     
If you liked this movie, you should also see:

Downfall (2004)

12 Years a Slave (2013)

The Favourite (2018)

Wilde (1997)
In 1660, with the return of Charles II to the English throne, theater, the visual arts, science and sexual promiscuity flourish. Thirteen years later, in the midst of political and economical problems, Charles II asks for the return of his friend John Wilmot, aka the second Earl of Rochester, from exile back to London. John is a morally-corrupt drunkard and a sexually- active cynical poet. When the King asks John to prepare a play for the French ambassador so as to please him, John meets the aspiring actress Elizabeth Barry in the playhouse and decides to make her into a great star. He falls in love with her and she becomes his mistress. During the presentation to the Frenchman, he falls into disgrace with the court. When he was thirty-three years old and dying of syphilis associated with alcoholism, he converts to being a religious man.
More Stats
IMDB  | TMDB  | Trailer
Other grades: 79.3 (3 viewers)
Year: 2004
Runtime: 114 Min.
Rating: R
Countries:GB
Keywords:1670s,17th century,Abduction,Acting coach,Actor
Viewings (Optional)
 ChannelDateTime
   
Genres
Name#
Drama0
History0
Movie Stats
IMDB QueryPlace
This movie is not ranked in the IMDB top-lists