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King Lahiri

Synopsis
Feature film. Adaptation of King Lear set in October 2012 when Hurrican Sandy was due to hit the East Coast of the United Stated. New York shop owner Kunal Lahiri plans to retire and leave his business to his three children.
Language
English (United States)
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
2022

Credits

Director
Christopher Picone
Cinematographer
Christopher Picone
Writer
Saima Huq
Editor
Christopher Picone
Cast
Siraj HudaKunal Lahiri (Lear)
Chareeni KurukulasuriyaChasheen Lahiri (Cordelia)
Danish FarooquiDaanish Lahiri
Joseph R. Gannascoli 
Saima HuqSaima Auntie
Uma ParanjpeSalima Lahiri
Zane GillionTony

Additional Details

Theatre
Bridge Theatre, Shetler Studios & Theatres
Theatre company
Always Love Lucy Theatre
Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

General
Based on Saima Huq’s short play produced in New York in 2018.
History
The play had a short run in July 2018.

Production Company

Name

King Lahiri Productions

Email
kinglahirithemovie@gmail.com
Web
https://www.kinglahirithemovie.com/ External site opens in new window

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