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Lear's Shadow (2018)

When tragedy strikes two old friends, they find an unlikely path to recovery through Shakespeare's King Lear.

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David Blue ... Stephen
Fred Cross ... Jack
Katie Peabody ... Rachel
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When tragedy strikes two old friends, they find an unlikely path to recovery through Shakespeare's King Lear.

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Release Date:

14 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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The film features the characters acting out multiple roles in Shakespeare's famous tragedy, "King Lear". The Lear sections are Shakespeare's original language; the rest of the film is written in modern colloquial English. See more »

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Excellent short film, great acting
15 May 2019 | by emtysoeSee all my reviews

I've never read Shakespeare and loved how I saw a glimpse of this story in this film. Brilliantly acted by Fred & David and the interaction of the characters was just right.


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