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King Lear King Lear

Laurence Olivier stars in and produces this adaptation of Shakespeare's famous tragedy, made exclusively for television. Laurence Olivier stars in and produces this adaptation of Shakespeare's famous tragedy, made exclusively for television.
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The ageing King Lear (Olivier) decides to split his kingdom between three daughters - Regan, Cordelia and Goneril - with each receiving a share appropriate to the amount of love they feel for him. However, when the faithful Cordelia refuses to protest her devotion, an enraged Lear foolishly cedes complete control to the devious remaining siblings - with terrible results. The ageing King Lear (Olivier) decides to split his kingdom between three daughters - Regan, Cordelia and Goneril - with each receiving a share appropriate to the amount of love they feel for him. However, when the faithful Cordelia refuses to protest her devotion, an enraged Lear foolishly cedes complete control to the devious remaining siblings - with terrible results.

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SKU 5027626267643
Catalogue Number 7952676
Year 1983
Director Michael Elliott
Format DVD
Publisher(s) Network
Aspect ratio 4:3
Subtitles N/A
Language(s) English
Running time 158 mins
DVD region 2

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