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The Tempest (1998)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  13 December 1998 (USA)
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An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.

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An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic is set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.

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Anthony Prosper: [Gideon is aiming his rifle at him] Do your worst, brother.
Gideon Prosper: That is the problem. You are my brother.
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Version of Prospero's Books (1991) See more »

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Definitely not big screen material, but satisfying
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I had just finished struggling through the Shakespeare play, and found the core idea of the whole thing fascinating. Shipwrecks, magic, hallucinations, a beautiful girl, the evil protaganist. When I saw the ad for a tv movie, I knew I was going to like it and I did.

Katherine Heigl is one of my favorite actresses (Miranda) and she carried the role off just right. The special effects were convincing enough to not interfere with the enjoyment of the movie. My favorite part is Ariel morphing as he returns tot he ground. Plus it helped that Ariel was gorgeous.

Nice work...just glad it was a tv movie or it would have gotten mauled by the critics.


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