King Lear

  • 1970
  • Movie
  • GP
  • Drama

Putting aside the question of whether Shakespeare's "King Lear" is adaptable, this film is a superbly acted, exceptionally photographed, emotional powerhouse. Scofield's performance as the king is gripping. He offers his kingdom to his three daughters, Worth, Engel, and Gabold. Worth and Engel deceive him with their affection, but Gabold refuses to take...read more

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  • Review: Putting aside the question of whether Shakespeare's "King Lear" is adaptable, this film is a superbly acted, exceptionally photographed, emotional powerhouse. Scofield's performance as the king is gripping. He offers his kingdom to his three daughters, Wor… (more)

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