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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- Richard Eyre
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it