All is True

Please Note: This film is no longer showing at Railroad Square Cinema

Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen star in All is True as acclaimed actor Kenneth Branagh turns director of a film about Shakespeare, whose greatest character, Hamlet, Branagh unforgettably incarnated on screen. The year is 1613, Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. His very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war. “A tender, intelligent imagining of the playwright in retirement” —Jonathan Romney, Screen International. PG-13. 101 Min.