King Lear (Scofield)

To see Paul Scofield as Lear is to see nobility turn to pauperdom, pride to a frenzy of madness, manhood to senility, in the course of a single and unique dramatic experience. Scofield has always excelled in Shakespeare, and now, directed by Peter Brook and backed by a skillful cast, this brilliant Royal Shakespeare Company production, shot on location in Denmark, must surely count as one of the classics in the history of great Shakespearean drama on film.

Year: 1970
Genre: Shakespeare, Alice's Playhouse
Country: UK
Director: Peter Brook
Starring: Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Jack MacGowran
Duration: 132 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse (Shakespeare)
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