This movie seems rather forgotten nowadays, even though it won Best Picture over Saving Private Ryan. This is legendarily due to some serious politicking done by Miramix in this movie’s favor, but frankly, I’ve always liked it more than SPR, whose reputation seems to me to rest on the strength of one remarkable sequence that is surrounded by some fairly routine storytelling.
Here is a suite of music from Shakespeare In Love. I’ve listened to this a bit while writing Seaflame! (formerly Lighthouse Boy), because part of that book involves acting and theatrical troupes, and because it’s just lovely music.
(By the way, here’s an update on my writing progress of late!)