Edward II
Edward II (1992)

Considered a fine example of gay and lesbian cinema, Derek Jarman's take on Christopher Marlowe's late 16th-century play The Troublesome Reign of Edward II offers an intriguing blend of the production's original language and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 20, 1992
DVD Release Date: June 14, 2005
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Don Willmott

impossible to forget

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A highly styized screen version of Christopher Marlowe's 14th century drama

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S. James Wegg

Jarman's adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's [play] still resonates, but more from its depiction of power-at-any-cost than bold representation of homosexual love and culture.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Weird, fascinating, and not for everyone

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Bares its anger at the ongoing repressive and homophobic nature of the Thatcher British government.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Yeah...not one of my favourites.
Sunil Jawahir
I hate that when there are no critics reviews listed, that Flixster just gives it a critical rating of 100%. How annoying! Basically, this movie is a mess that… More