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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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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 2006 version of "As You Like It". See more »

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Lysander: The course of true love never did run smooth.
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Most entertaining, a must see
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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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