The clip Viola's audition from Shakespeare in Love (1998) with Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow. Powered by: Anyclip. any moment from any film.
May I begin, sir?
I would like to do a speech by a writer who commands the heart of every player.
What light is light...
if Silvia be not seen?
What joy is joy if Silvia be not by?
Unless it be to think that she is by...
and feed upon the shadow of perfection.
Except I be by Silvia in the night,
there is no music in the nightingale.
Unless I look on Silvia in the day,
there is no day for me to look upon.
She is my essence, and I leave to be if I be not-
Take off your hat!
Where'd you learn how to do that?
Let me see you. Take off your hat.
Are you M-Master Shakespeare?