An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his ... See full summary »
Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic titular monarch in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »
The Shakespeare tragedy that gave us the expression "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child." King Lear has not one but two ungrateful children, and it's ... See full summary »
An epic action/adventure/love story of 13th Century Russia, which tells of how the young prince, Alexander Nevsky, is forced by the murder of his older brother to abandon his studies to ... See full summary »
The MAHABHARATA is the greatest story never told. Hindus believe exposure to it will bring them greater success in this life and closer to Nirvana in the next. . The immensity and contemporary importance of the epic has long been heralded.
Paris, 1916, in the midst of WWI--the Italian born painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani considers himself a commercial and critical failure. One evening in a fashionable restaurant his ... See full summary »