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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 9 February 1969 (USA)
The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with fairies come to light in a moonlit forest.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Derek Godfrey ... Theseus
... Hippolyta
Nicholas Selby ... Egeus
Hugh Sullivan ... Philostrate
... Lysander
... Helena
... Demetrius
... Hermia
... Bottom
... Quince
... Snout
... Snug
... Starveling
... Flute
... Oberon
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The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with fairies come to light in a moonlit forest.

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First film of Michael Jayston. See more »

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Bottom: Reason and love keep little company together nowadays.
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One of the best Shakespeare films ever!
22 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Yes, there are flaws in editing, lighting and the like. These are probably the results of a relatively low production, and, perhaps of the fact that this was originally conceived as a TV film, and therefore as relatively ephemeral. The superb service given by director and cast to Shakespeare's language and characters far more than make up for any shortcomings. A better production of "Dream", for screen or stage, can hardly be imagined!


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