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King Lear

Korol Lir

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Directed by Grigori Kozintsev
Soviet Union, 1971
Drama

Synopsis

One of William Shakespeare’s darkest works, King Lear receives vivid expression in this esteemed Russian rendition. The film’s use of widescreen and its stark black-and-white cinematography provide an expansive cinematic dimension to the tragedy.

Synopsis

One of William Shakespeare’s darkest works, King Lear receives vivid expression in this esteemed Russian rendition. The film’s use of widescreen and its stark black-and-white cinematography provide an expansive cinematic dimension to the tragedy.

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King LearDirected byGrigori Kozintsev

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Chicago International Film Festival
1972
1973

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