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The Tempest (2010)

Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.

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Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.

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The Canadian Screen Award nomination for this film was not determined by its theatrical premiere in Canada, which took place in 2010, but by its release on Canadian DVD, which took place in 2012 (as did its U.S. theatrical release). See more »

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Prospero: We are such stuff / As dreams are made on, and our little life / Is rounded with a sleep.
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Version of The Tempest (1980) See more »

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Where The Bee Sucks
Music by Michael Roth
Lyrics by William Shakespeare
Sung by Julyana Soelistyo
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Proof that William Shakespeare was on drugs!
16 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Christopher Plummer produced and acted as Prospero, the former duke, on an island somewhere with his angel spirit, Blue Ariel, and his strange friend Caliban. This is a stage production at the Stratford Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. The actors and actresses are well versed in Shakespeare. Ariel is a welcome delight. Her blue costume and makeup captures your attention. I have never seen an actual stage production of this particular play but I don't care to see it. It's not one of my favorite Shakespeare comedies. Believe it or not, this is a comedy by Shakespeare standards. I have never been fan of his works but I had to study them as requirement. Christopher Plummer is a Shakespearan veteran actor. Shakespeare is highest form of drama on stage. Not everybody can do Shakespeare but Plummer can do it with passion and drive. He is like other Shakespeare veterans here. Not everybody can do it or maybe want too. If you want to see a Tempest production on stage, this version is sufficient.


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