Rent Othello on DVD


1965 Rated NR 2hr 46m

Laurence Olivier stars in this stellar version of Shakespeare's masterpiece about jealousy and remorse. After Iago (Frank Finlay) convinces Othello (Olivier) that his love, Desdemona (Maggie Smith), is unfaithful, Othello takes action he soon regrets. The classic film features the original cast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's celebrated 1964 production, and Olivier garnered his seventh Oscar nomination for his powerful performance.

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Movie Details

1966 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
1966 Academy Award®
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.