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King Lear (1983)

King Lear

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Release Date: Apr 3, 1983 Wide

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Shakespeare's tragedy, made for British television, is given a full-blooded rendition here with the great Laurence Olivier in the title role and a stellar cast to support him, in the tale of a king torn apart by the ambition and treachery within his family and by his own pride. ~ Mark Hockley, Rovi

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama , Television , Classics , Special Interest
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On DVD: Feb 29, 2000
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Cast


as Lear's Knight

as Burgundy

as The Fool

as Cornwall

as Gloucester

as Second Officer

as Cornwall's Servant
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Critic Reviews for King Lear

All Critics (1)

Esta produção para a tevê americana tem péssima transferência de imagem e se beneficia apenas da tour de force de Olivier. No entanto, é longa e cansativa demais.

July 25, 2003
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Audience Reviews for King Lear

½

All the actresses are brilliant and the play is well filmed but it would all be for naught if not for Olivier's astounding performance.

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