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Twelfth Night, or What You Will (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Comedy, Romance  |  5 May 2003 (UK)
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Multicultural version of the Shakespearean tale Twelth Night, Made in modern day society featuring Anglo-Indian cast.

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Multicultural version of the Shakespearean tale Twelth Night, Made in modern day society featuring Anglo-Indian cast.

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Brilliant Adaptation
15 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Despite having seen several successfully modern re-tellings of Shakespeare's work, this one caught me off guard. This version of "Twelfth Night" is absolutely smashing. The casting choices were excellent, and the players were most believable in their roles.

For me, the highlight was when Feste sings "O Mistress Mine". I remember memorising this piece as a lad, and I confess that I could not think of it other than as a "period" piece. However, the song becomes completely modern and almost has a pop feel to it as Zubin Varla sings it while accompanying himself on the guitar.

This version is very funny at several parts (think Malvolio) including some bits that would probably slip right past some directors (think Feste's reading of Malvolio's note). However, there is a very serious underlying atmosphere.


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