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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

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Film version of Shakespeare's comedy performed by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Film version of Shakespeare's comedy performed by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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This was one of the very few theatrical films nominated for an Emmy after being released to theatres in Europe. The same thing happened to Kenneth Branagh's version of As You Like It (2006). See more »

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Lysander: The course of true love never did run smooth.
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Version of The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream (2001) See more »

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One of the best Shakespeare films ever!
22 January 1999 | by (San Diego, USA) – See all my reviews

Yes, there are flaws in editing, lighting and the like. These are probably the results of a relatively low production, and, perhaps of the fact that this was originally conceived as a TV film, and therefore as relatively ephemeral. The superb service given by director and cast to Shakespeare's language and characters far more than make up for any shortcomings. A better production of "Dream", for screen or stage, can hardly be imagined!


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