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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
US film adaptation, relocated to contemporary Los Angeles. Hermia is now a movie star who falls for Lysander, a photographer; Bottom is the leader of a group of film students and Puck a surfer. Oberon is played by slam rapper, Saul Williams.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
2018
Duration
105 mins

Credits

Director
Casey Wilder Mott
Producer
Fran Kranz
Screenplay
Casey Wilder Mott
Music
Mia Doi Todd
Cast
Ted LevineTheseus
Paz de la HuertaHippolyta
Saul WilliamsOberon
Mia Doi ToddTitania
Avan JogiaPuck (Robin Goodfellow)
Finn WittrockDemetrius
Fran KranzNick Bottom
Hamish LinklaterLysander
Lily RbeHelena
Rachael Leigh CookHermia

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
film production
Related items
Very Good Piece of Work, I Assure You, A

Notes

General
Part of the funding came through a kickstarter campaign.
History
Premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2017.
Reviews
Reviewed in Variety by Dennis Harvey on 13 July 2018.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/a-midsummer-nights-dream-2018/id1404781543
Online format
Download

Distributor

Name

Brainstorm Media

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Passion River Films

Email
info@passionriver.com
Web
http://www.passionriver.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
154 Mt Bethel Rd
Warren, NJ
07059
USA

Online Retailer

Name

iTunes

Web
http://www.OfficiaIiTunes.com External site opens in new window

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