Latin America & Spain Film Festival: Miguel and William

  • When Sun 29 Oct 2017, 2:00–4:00pm
  • Where
    Soundings Theatre, Level 2
  • Cost Free entry

Leonor, an inquisitive young woman passionate about theatre and daughter of a Spanish merchant in England has to leave London to marry a widower, a wealthy Spanish Duke.

Leonor leaves a forlorn lover in London, William Shakespeare, a promising comedy author.

Back in Spain, Leonor meets Miguel de Cervantes who has lost his self-confidence in his own talent. She convinces him to write a comedy to celebrate her marriage to the Duke.

But Shakespeare appears unexpectedly as he has decided to follow her to Spain and stop her marriage to the Duke

 Leonor sees a chance to bring together the two writing talents and so create a unique work. But the pretense does not last very long….

2007, Spain, Spanish with English subtitles, 101 minutes

Rated: M (Suitable for Mature Audiences 16 Years and over. NOTE: Violence and sexual references)