This is a biopic of the 19th Century actor, Edmund Kean.
You may remember him for his famous last words: “Dying is easy, comedy is hard.”
Made some 90 years after his death, the film tells of the greatest actor of his time, a man toasted as the greatest actor of all time.
Great though he may have been on the stage, his personal life was a wreck.
He was hounded by creditors, had a problem with alcohol, and to make matters worse, had fallen in love with the wife of an ambassador. Read More »