Gwyneth Paltrow, best actress

“Shakespeare in Love” (1998)<br>
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It’s interesting that, two years in a row, actresses won Oscar’s top prize for disguising themselves as boys. In the romantic comedy “Shakespeare,” Paltrow plays a noblewoman named Viola who becomes Shakespeare’s muse for his play “Romeo and Juliet.” Because no women can appear on stage, she disguises herself as a boy to audition to play Juliet. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001679" title="Joseph Fiennes" href="/topic/entertainment/joseph-fiennes-PECLB001679.topic">Joseph Fiennes</a>’ Bard takes great glee in unwrapping Vioila’s binding around her breasts, revealing that Viola is indeed all woman.
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“Shakespeare in Love” (1998)

It’s interesting that, two years in a row, actresses won Oscar’s top prize for disguising themselves as boys. In the romantic comedy “Shakespeare,” Paltrow plays a noblewoman named Viola who becomes Shakespeare’s muse for his play “Romeo and Juliet.” Because no women can appear on stage, she disguises herself as a boy to audition to play Juliet. Joseph Fiennes’ Bard takes great glee in unwrapping Vioila’s binding around her breasts, revealing that Viola is indeed all woman.

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