Sep 28, 2018 · Directed by Richard Eyre. With Jim Broadbent, Jim Carter, Tobias Menzies, Emily Watson. An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.
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Jan 26, 1984 · King Lear ( 1983) King Lear. 2h 38min | Drama | TV Movie 26 January 1984. Aging King Lear invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.
- Michael Elliott
King Lear has not one but two ungrateful children, and it's especially galling because he turned over his entire kingdom to them. Paul Scofield is an ancient, imposing shell of a Lear tormented by his too-long life as well as by daughters he calls "unnatural hags."
- Peter Brook
Nov 27, 2018 · Movie Info King Lear divides his kingdom among his three daughters -- Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. The kingdom and family soon collapse into chaos and warfare as Lear goes mad and tragedy strikes.
Dec 25, 2008 · King Lear TV-PG | 2h 36min | Drama | TV Movie 25 December 2008 Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
- Trevor Nunn
Set in the fictional present and starring Anthony Hopkins, the 80 year-old King Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their affection for him. When his youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to flatter him, hurt and angry Lear banishes her.
Oct 18, 1982 · King Lear (Sir Michael Hordern), old and tired, divides his kingdom amongst his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia (Brenda Blethyn), youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters.
- Jonathan Miller
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King Lear is a 2018 British-American television film directed by Richard Eyre. An adaptation of the play of the same name by William Shakespeare, cut to just 115 minutes, was broadcast on BBC Two on 28 May 2018. Starring Anthony Hopkins as the title character, the adaptation is set in an alternative universe, 21st-century, highly militarised London and depicts the tragedy that follows when the sovereign King Lear announces the end of his reign and the division of his kingdom among his three daug
King Lear (125) IMDb 7.4 2h 35min 2009 Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic titular monarch in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
King Lear is a 1987 film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, an adaptation of William Shakespeare 's play in the style of experimental French New Wave cinema. The script was primarily by Peter Sellars and Tom Luddy, and was originally assigned to Norman Mailer.