Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair involving Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow) and playwright William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) while he was writing Romeo and Juliet. Several characters are based on historical people, and many of the characters, lines, and plot devices allude to Shakespeare's plays. Wikipedia
Shakespeare in Love is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, British films, Universal Pictures films, Best Picture Academy Award winners, Films featuring a Best Actress Academy Award winning performance, Films set in London, Films whose art director won the Best Art Direction Academy Award, Films featuring a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winning performance and Films set in Tudor England.
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Viola De Lesseps: You have never spoken so well of him before.
William Shakespeare: He was not dead before.