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King Lear (1999)
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Chris Auvache ...
Lear
Monica Buford ...
Goneril
Stuart Cox ...
Gloucester
Paul Haley ...
Edmund's Captain
Mark Danvers Heron ...
Duke of Cornwall
Tim Jones ...
Poor Tom
Helena Paul ...
Regan
Steven Rumbelow ...
Oswald
Cengiz Saner ...
Fool
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