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King of Texas (2002)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Western  -  2 June 2002 (USA)
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In this adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear, self-made ranch tycoon John Lear divides his holdings among his daughters but finds that once they have his property, they reject him.

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Mrs. Susannah Lear Tumlinson
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Mrs. Rebecca Lear Highsmith
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Henry Westover
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An updated version of 'William Shakespeare''s King Lear, by way of Ran (1985), with Lear as a magnate in the Old West whose decision to divide his empire among his three daughters results in disaster. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Between land and power lies the frontier of greed... the saga of family... the heart of drama.

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Moving Performance
18 April 2002 | by (Manila, Philippines) – See all my reviews

Excellent performance by all actors, most especially Patrick Stewart. The emotional range is wide. Very moving film indeed. A film worth watching.


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