MARLOWE

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Article Date: May 6, 2005 | Publication: PRODUCTION WEEKLY | Author: Editors
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MARLOWE" Feature Film 01-27-05 STATUS - Fall 2005 LOCATION - Italy - Serbia - United Kingdom

PRODUCER: Mark Damon - Massimo Pacilio DIRECTOR: Roland Joffe
CAST: Gerard Butler

A love triangle set around one of the most controversial literary scandals of all time, the relationship of Christopher Marlowe and
William Shakespeare. Marlowe, scholar, poet, spy, free-thinker, occultist,secret lover, who by the age of 29 was the most famous laywright in England in the 1500's. His wit and genius, far ahead of his time, ended him inprison charged with heresy, atheism and treason and as history states, he was murdered in a bar after being set free on bail. Many believe he
actually escaped to Italy and continued to secretly write brilliant plays, such as
Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and King Lear hiding behind the nom de plume, William Shakespeare.