An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'. Written by
Keith Loh <email@example.com>
A magician's spell, the innocence of young love and a dream of revenge unite to create a tempest.
Did You Know?
Prospero was John Gielgud
's favorite stage role and he had attempted to mount a film of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" for decades, contacting Orson Welles
, Akira Kurosawa
and Ingmar Bergman
about directing and Welles and Albert Finney
about playing Caliban. The version with Welles directing and playing Caliban was in preparation until the financial failure of Welles' and Gielgud's film of 'Falstaff (1966)' forced the project to fall through, where it laid dormant until Gielgud finally convinced Peter Greenaway
to make this version. See more
Version of The Tempest