Korolʹ Lir

Король Лир [videorecording] - Korolʹ Lir

DVD - 2005 | Russian
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A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which tragedy occurs when an old king prematurely divides his kingdom between his daughters in the vain hope that they will care for him in his old age.
Publisher: Moskva : Krupnyĭ plan ; [s.l.] : Close-Up International, c2005
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors (Original Script): Пастернак, Борис Леонидович
Шостакович, Дмитрйи Дмитриевич
Даль, Олег
Шендрикова, Валентина
Волчек, Галина
Радзиня, Эльза
Ярвет, Юрйи
Козинцев, Григорйи Михӑилович


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Jun 15, 2014

Screenplay by Boris Pasternak with an incredible film score by Shostakovich. Widely regarded as one of the very best renditions of Lear on film.


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