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More Strange Than True (2016)

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After beheading her husband, Queen Titiana takes over the mystical woods where lost souls and ghouls wander about confused in this surrealist film inspired by William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

Director:

Benjamin Rider

Writers:

Benjamin Rider, William Shakespeare (inspired by his play "A Midsummer Night's Dream")
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Cast

Credited cast:
Louise Tyler Louise Tyler ... Queen Titiana
Niels Hanrath ... Puck
Richard Zanik ... King Oberon / Young Man
Matthew Hartley ... Luke
Laurie Field Laurie Field ... Beattrice
Clarissa Hagan ... Matilda
Richard Summers-Calvert ... Snuggle
Makenna Guyler ... Heden
Ethan Taylor Ethan Taylor ... Corn
Emily Stride ... Helena
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Katie Beudert ... Mourner / Young Woman
Julie Binysh Julie Binysh ... Cobweb 1 / Cobweb 2
Paulina Brahm ... Luna
Kirsty-Marie Day Kirsty-Marie Day ... Poet
Claire De Boer ... Vivian
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After beheading her husband, Queen Titiana takes over the mystical woods where lost souls and ghouls wander about confused in this surrealist film inspired by William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2016 (UK) See more »

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Budget:

£1,000 (estimated)
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Beside five actors, the entire cast had previously worked with writer/director Ben Rider. Most actors were offered specific parts in the film that Rider had written with them in mind, or signed up prior to their scenes being written. See more »

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References 4 Devils (1928) See more »

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Strange art film
30 April 2017 | by hetzmalliSee all my reviews

I think a lot of people are not going to get this film.

It's like an art instillation piece, and really does change the play quite a lot.

But, having said all of that, it's really original, and an unusual film.

The double exposure takes a while to get used to, but it really adds an experimental feeling to the film that is beneficial to the film, and the experience of watching it. It also enhances the modernization of the play, which the actors really engage with, playfully acting out their scenes in small spaces.

It's a really unusual film, I enjoyed it.


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