King Lear

King Lear

Director: Chris Hunt, Trevor Nunn
     
 

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William Shakespeare's unrelenting King Lear is considered to be one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works for the stage. The challenge of playing its title role has long fallen to some of the greatest actors of our time. This telecast marks Sir Ian McKellen's return to the Royal Shakespeare Company, that has resulted in a tour-de-force…  See more details below

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William Shakespeare's unrelenting King Lear is considered to be one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works for the stage. The challenge of playing its title role has long fallen to some of the greatest actors of our time. This telecast marks Sir Ian McKellen's return to the Royal Shakespeare Company, that has resulted in a tour-de-force performance as Lear. Co-directed for television by Sir Trevor Nunn and Chris Hunt.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/21/2009
UPC:
0841887010672
Original Release:
2008
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:53:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Exclusive interview with Ian McKellan

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- King Lear
1. Act I, Scene I [17:02]
2. Act I, Scene II [6:56]
3. Act I, Scene III [1:22]
4. Act I, Scene IV [15:20]
5. Act I, Scene V [1:44]
6. Act II, Scene I [5:22]
7. Act II, Scene II [6:35]
8. Act II, Scene III [1:58]
9. Act II, Scene IV [13:47]
10. Act III, Scene I [1:21]
11. Act III, Scene II [3:39]
12. Act III, Scene III [1:31]
13. Act III, Scene IV [6:47]
14. Act III, Scene V [:58]
15. Act III, Scene VI [:57]
16. Act III, Scene VII [5:54]
17. Act IV, Scene I [5:59]
18. Act IV, Scene II [3:28]
19. Act IV, Scene IV [3:55]
20. Act IV, Scene V [:42]
21. Act IV, Scene VI [1:24]
22. Act IV, Scene VII [15:03]
23. Act V, Scene I [6:51]
24. Act V, Scene II [3:24]
25. Act V, Scene III [1:40]
26. Credits [21:05]

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