Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »
A cruising area takes on majestic proportions as we discover Greek-esque male bodies in the forest. The sonnets 18, 57, 20 by William Shakespeare add to the Midsummer Nights Dream like ambiance of the film.
The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer.
Easily Shakespeare's least known play, finding a film version that's true to the original text is a difficult task. This video delivers the bulk of the action with little divergence (though some editing, undoubtedly due to time constraints) as well as the original dialog, all intact. At times campy, at times disturbing, it's always a surprise. Suitable for academic libraries or the Shakespeare fan who likes horror films, this video is truly unique as an interesting blend of the two.
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