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The Happy Prince

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The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of writer Oscar Wilde. A person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the car crash of his life with detachment and humour.


Type of film
Running Time
110 mins
Rupert Everett 1st Feature
Philipp Kreuzer, Katja Kuhlmann, Jörg Schulze
Philippe Carcassonne, Sébastien Delloye, Ged Doherty, Colin Firth, Robert Fox
Executive Producer
Zygi Kamasa, Christine Langan, Nick Manzi
Rupert Everett
Director of Photography
John Conroy
Production Designer
Brian Morris, Christoph Kanter
Principal Cast
Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Hugh Dancy, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Edward Fox, Edwin Thomas, Miranda Richardson, Beatrice Dalle, John Standing
Costume Designers
Maurizio Millenotti and Gianni Casalnuovo
With financial support from
FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, German Federal Film Fund, German Federal Film Board, Eurimages, Tax Shelter of the Federal Government of Belgium, Wallimage, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Italian tax credit


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Last updated 22nd September 2016

Production Company

Germany, UK, Italy coproduction

A Maze Pictures (UK) and Entre Chien et Loup (BE) production- in association with BBC Films, Beta Cinema, Lionsgate UK, Concorde Filmverleih, Dreamtouch, Raindog Films, Movie Management Corporation, Zielke GmbH, Daryl Prince Productions, Strat et Go International and co-produced by cine plus Filmproduktion, Tele München Group, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone and Proximus.


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