Shakespeare in Love
One of the movie's seven Academy Awards deservedly went to Stephen Warbeck's ravishing score, and it's easy to see why. But Shakespeare in Love has fallen seven places since 2013.
This multi-awardwinner boasted a Tom Stoppard script, Gwyneth Paltrow and Stephen Warbeck's ebullient and — at the climax — deeply moving music. Following his work on the TV drama Prime Suspect, composer Stephen Warbeck scored an Oscar win and a Bafta nomination for his score for Shakespeare in Love. The Oscar was one of many awards received by director John Madden's Elizabethan romantic comedy, which although using some artistic license with Shakespeare's story, featured a host of characters based on real people and also borrowed many elements from The Bard's plays. Appropriately enough, Warbeck actually started out as an actor before turning his hand to writing music!
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