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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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Paul Rogers reprises his role as Bottom from BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1958). See more »

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Bottom: Reason and love keep little company together nowadays.
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Version of Kesäyön unelma (1962) See more »

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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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