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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

A film adaptation of William Shakespeare's famous play in which four lovers sort out their problems with the help of fairies at midnight in the forest of Athens.

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A film adaptation of William Shakespeare's famous play in which four lovers sort out their problems with the help of fairies at midnight in the forest of Athens.

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Clare Dench (First Fairy) and Emma Dench (Peaseblossom) are the nieces of Judi Dench (Titania). See more »

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Bottom: Reason and love keep little company together nowadays.
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Version of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996) See more »

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Most entertaining, a must see
11 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was channel surfing one day and came upon this film. Unbelievable acting and costumes. I was glad I found it, most entertaining. This is one movie which should go down in history as one of the "must sees". Wish I could personally shake Clive Swift's hand for a wonderful performance in this classic, along with all the other performers! The "costumes" used to portray the individuals in each of their roles was wonderfully done. Also, the "life" put into each of Shakespeare's characters is outstanding. If one does not understand the play by reading it, one will surely understand it after watching this film! This is also a perfect film to see Clive Swift do some other acting other than his extraordinary performance upon "Keeping up Appearances".


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