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.
One commits evil for Faith. One commits evil for ambition. One commits evil for love. it for love
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The supporting character, Duke of Albany becomes one of the central roles in the sequel to this version of King Lear, called Memoria Draco. 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