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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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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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I loved this movie
15 May 2019 | by mcmcfieSee all my reviews

It was subtle, moving and very well paced. David Blue is gut wrenching and raw and I cried. So moving and just a neat take on it all. Well done and I have to go watch it again.


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