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Maria Conchita Alonso
A Lloyd Kaufmanesque Titus, a non-moor Moor, and more!!
This has got to be the worst adaptation of Titus ever made. Aaron the moor is White!!! All of the scenes appear to be in the same set. A sandy stage in a high school auditorium. This film was made the same year as Taymor's flick and it shallows in comparison. Never since Day of the Woman, have I seen such horrid acting. I love this play and loved Taymor's adaptation of this play. It scares me that someone thought that this was a good idea. The music is also something to be desired...if you enjoy the sounds of a kazoo coming out of a Cassio. Titus' character should be at least contemplative and remorseful, not a lisping stereotypical fairy. Tamora's costume contains(barely) her robust self. It is "easy" to see why the emperor desires her.Yes, what a formidable opponent she is for the wimpy Titus. GOD AWFUL...GOD BLOODY AWFUL.
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