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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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »
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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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I've never read the original, but I really liked this one.
7 January 1999 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Never having read or seen the Bard's original work, I can't begin to compare this work to his story. So I won't. Instead I will just say that this was a very entertaining story with some very nice special effects (and some that looked a little lower in budget, but still decent enough to enjoy). I thought all the primary actors did a fine job performing. The style of magic seemed more black than white and is almost certain to offend anyone easily upset about that sort of thing, but I thought it was well done.


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