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In 17th century Europe, Ned Kynaston is known as "the most beautiful woman on the London stage" - until the royal edict that only men can play women on the stage is renounced and his costume dresser takes over the limelight, forcing Ned to prove himself as a male star.

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  • "Set in the 1660's at a time when in live theatre women's roles were played by men, a young man is England's most celebrated leading lady; but when Charles II is tired of seeing the same old performers, he allows real women to tread the boards and men mayno longer play women's parts."
  • "Als rond 1660 Edward Kynaston, de meest gevierde 'actrice' van Engeland, in het nauw komt omdat ook vrouwen nu mogen acteren, besluit rijzende ster Maria weer een 'man' van Edward te maken."
  • "In 17th century Europe, Ned Kynaston is known as "the most beautiful woman on the London stage" - until the royal edict that only men can play women on the stage is renounced and his costume dresser takes over the limelight, forcing Ned to prove himself as a male star."@en
  • ""Dans le Londres du XVIIe siècle, Edward Ned Kynaston est la " femme " la plus célèbre d'Angleterre. À cette époque, les femmes n'ont pas le droit de jouer sur scène, situation dont Ned profite, faisant usage de sa beauté et de son habileté à interpréter avec brio les grands rôles de femmes. Mais le roi Charles II, las de voir toujours les mêmes comédiens dans les mêmes tragédies, décrète que les femmes ont dorénavant le droit de monter sur scène..."
  • "Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself."
  • "Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself."@en
  • ""Set in the 1660's at a time when in live theatre women's roles were played by men, Edward "Ned" Kynaston is England's most celebrated leading lady, using his beauty and skill to make the great female roles his own. But when Charles II is tired of seeing the same old performers, the ruler allows real women to tread the boards and men may no longer play women's parts. Ned becomes a virtual nobody, virtually overnight and seems headed for suicide till his ex-dresser turned actress Maria takes it upon herself to make a man of him again"--Internet movie database, as viewed on July 29, 2005."
  • "Feature film from the UK. Drama. A stage actor, famous for playing female roles, suffers when King Charles II decides to let real women tread the boards."
  • "Au XVIIème siècle, seuls les hommes étaient autorisés à jouer au théâtre. Quand le Roi Charles II met fin à cette loi, la plus célèbre "actrice" se retrouve au chômage. Cette décision propulse sur le devant de la scène Maria, sa costumière, qui n'a d'autre rêve que d'imiter celui qu'elle aime secrètement..."
  • "Edward "Ned" Knyaston (Billy Crudup) is a beautiful man, and as an actor in 17th-century London that means he's quite popular portraying women, since females are forbidden to tread the boards. His mischievous air of entitlement, unfortunately, soon sets in motion a chain of events that will see King Charles II (Rupert Everett) lifting the ban on actresses, allowing Ned's devoted dresser, Maria (Claire Danes), to become the city's reigning theatrical diva."
  • "London 1660's and actor Ned Kynaston is the brightest star in restoration theatre. Women are forbidden to appear on stage, so the beautiful brazen Ned shines in all the great female roles. But when Charles II changes the law, banning cross-dressing male actors, it sends Ned's once glittering career into freefall and gives Maria, his dresser, the chance to capture the role she's always dreamed of and make the man she's idolized from afar finally notice her."@en
  • "Since women were forbidden to act in 17th-century England, Ned Kynaston became the most popular leading lady of his time...until the rules changed and the actress finally had to make a man of himself."
  • "Londra, 1660. Edward 'Ned' Kynaston, il più famoso interprete teatrale di ruoli femminili, vede andare in frantumi il suo mondo scintillante quando re Carlo II, stanco di vedere sempre gli stessi attori, decide di cambiare la legge e di permettere anche alle donne di calcare le tavole del palcoscenico. Caduto in depressione, Ned medita il suicidio. In suo aiuto accorre Maria, la fedele costumista personale che, divenuta a sua volta attrice, gli insegnerà come tornare a recitare ..."@it
  • "Edward "Ned" Knyaston is a beautiful man, and as an actor in 17th-century London that means he's quite popular portraying women, since females are forbidden to tread the boards. His mischievous air of entitlement, unfortunately, soon sets in motion a chain of events that will see King Charles II lifting the ban on actresses, allowing Ned's devoted dresser, Maria, to become the city's reigning theatrical diva."
  • "Edward "Ned" Knyaston is a beautiful man, and as an actor in 17th-century London that means he's quite popular portraying women, since females are forbidden to tread the boards. His mischievous air of entitlement, unfortunately, soon sets in motion a chain of events that will see King Charles II lifting the ban on actresses, allowing Ned's devoted dresser, Maria, to become the city's reigning theatrical diva."@en

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