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  1. Looking for Richard (1996 Film, Video)

    Director
    Michael Hadge; Al Pacino
    Producer
    Al Pacino

    Documentary. Al Pacino, while in the process of staging a production of Richard III, explores in the film how the play took shape and tries to understand Shakespeare’s intention for it. He canvasses the...

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  2. William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo + Juliet’ (1996 Film, Video)

    aka: William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet

    Director
    Baz Luhrmann
    Producer
    Baz Luhrmann; Gabriella Martinelli

    An adaptation of Romeo and Juliet radically interpreting the text, while preserving the verse. Set in a futuristic Verona, the film uses shock cuts, speeded-up trick motion, and a rock music score. Leonardo...

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  3. Hamlet (1996 Film)

    Director
    Kenneth Branagh
    Producer
    David Barron

    A film adaptation of Hamlet with Kenneth Branagh in the title role. Set in the 19th century with many stars giving cameo performances in minor roles. The film was shot on 65mm and released in 70mm.

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  4. Othello (1995 Film, Video)

    Feature film version of the play by first-time director, Oliver Parker. The film was marketed as ‘an erotic thriller’ and Fishbourne, although physically powerful, fails to speak his lines with fluidity...

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  5. Dead Poets Society (1989 Film, Video)

    Director
    Peter Weir

    Feature film set in 1950s America. An unconventional teacher inspires his pupils, one of whom (Neil Perry) is seen as Puck in a school production a A Midsummer Night’s Dream, parts of which are shown...

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  6. Dresser, The (1983 Film, Video)

    Director
    Peter Yates
    Producer
    Peter Yates

    A film adaptation by Ronald Harwood of his own play, based on the touring career of Donald Wolfit, for whom Harwood was the dresser. The story relates the complex relationship between Sir, an ageing...

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  7. To Be or Not to Be (1983 Film, Video)

    Director
    Alan Johnson; Mel Brooks

    A remake of the Ernst Lubitsch film TO BE OR NOT TO BE (1942) with Mel Brooks and Ann Bancroft in the roles originally played by Jack Benny and Carole Lombard.

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  8. Harry and Tonto (1974 Film)

    Director
    Paul Mazursky
    Producer
    Paul Mazursky

    Feature film. A version of the Lear story displaced to modern America. When Harry, a retired English teacher, is evicted from his apartment he cries out a tirade from King Lear. Like Lear, Harry has three...

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  9. Theatre of Blood (1973 Film)

    Director
    Douglas Hickox
    Producer
    John Kahn; Stanley Mann

    Feature film. Spoof horror picture in which a ham Shakespearean actor, Edward Lionheart, takes revenge on eight critics who have ridiculed his performances. He engineers a series of elaborate murders....

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  10. King Lear (1971 Film)

    Director
    Peter Brook
    Producer
    Michael Birkett

    The relentlessly cold and unemotional interpretation was heavily influenced by the essay, ‘King Lear or Endgame’, in which the Polish poet/critic/academic Jan Kott argued that Lear should be interpreted...

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