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by Laurence Dunmore


The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.

international title: THE LIBERTINE
original title: THE LIBERTINE
country: United Kingdom, Canada
sales agent: Odyssey Entertainment
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Laurence Dunmore
film run: 130'
release date: UK 18/11/2005, BE 25/01/2006, FR 25/01/2006, NL 16/03/2006
screenplay: Stephen Jeffreys
cast: John Malkovich, Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich, Louisa Bawden, Richard Coyle,
cinematography by: Alexander Melman
film editing: Jill Bilcock
art director: Ben van Os
music: Michael Nyman
producer: Russell Smith
production: Odyssey Entertainment
backing: Isle of Man Film Commission
distributor: Entertainment Film Distributors, Paradiso Home Entertainment (NL), Bontonfilm (CZ)
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