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King Lear

1998 Rated NR 1hr 40m

William Shakespeare's intense tale about family dysfunction is brought to life in this impressive "Masterpiece Theatre" production starring Ian Holm as the titular royal -- a powerful and selfish king who, in the winter of his life, loses his mind. Two of his daughters (Barbara Flynn and Amanda Redman), bitter at their mistreatment, encourage the disintegration, and everyone soon realizes the sacrifices they've made for Lear.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.