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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 9 February 1969 (USA)
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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Derek Godfrey ...
Theseus
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Hippolyta
Nicholas Selby ...
Egeus
Hugh Sullivan ...
Philostrate
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Helena
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Demetrius
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Hermia
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Quince
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Snout
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Snug
Donald Eccles ...
Starveling
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Flute
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Oberon
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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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Dame Helen Mirren (Hermia) played Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981). See more »

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Lysander: The course of true love never did run smooth.
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A Charming Dream To Another World
13 August 1999 | by (Brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

There were little jumps and quirks in this production by the Royal Shakespeare Company - but in reality they merely added to the otherworldly and ethereal overall effect. I liked the art design very much and found it charming. The cast was superb - and for those who only know Judi Dench as dowdy or as Queen Elizabeth, in this film she plays the queen of the fairies, Titania, in a costume consisting only of three small leaves! She might have been the sexiest Titania ever.


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