Based upon Shakespeare's 1606 tragedy with a new screenplay by Stephen Armourae. There are a number of differences including dialogue and some new characters. Set c.505 AD the production is set in the Dark Ages, also known as the Early Middle Ages. The film contains many references to Pagan religions and the rise of the power of the Saxons. Parental warning: contains violence and blood drinking.
The greatest love creates the greatest evil. Sharper than a serpent's tooth is an ungrateful child
See more »
Did You Know?
This is the first filmed scenes to be completed since Stephen Armourae's sister, Bernadette's, death in 2010. See more
Duke of Cornwall
All this I do for you.I worship you unto my dying breath. -To his wife Regan
Version of King Lear