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 Shakespeare al cinema: drammi e tragedie

The Life and Death of King John

1984, regia di David Giles


Scheda: Nazione: GB-USA - Produzione: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), Time-Life Television Productions - Distribuzione: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) - Soggetto: dalle opere di William Shakespeare - Montaggio: Stan Pow - Costumi: Juanita Waterson - Musiche: Colin Sell - Effetti speciali: Colin Mapson - Formato: Color, film tv - Durata: 155'.

Cast: Leonard Rossiter, George Costigan, John Thaw, Claire Bloom, William Whymper, Mary Morris, Robert Brown, John Castle, John Flint, Edward Hibbert, Phyllida Law, Mike Lewin, Charles Kay, Jonathan Coy, Luc Owen, Gorden Kaye, John Moreno, Ian Barritt, Janet Maw, Carl Oatley, Clifford Parrish, Richard Wordsworth, Ian Brimble, Ronald Chenery, Alan Collins, Tim Brown, Rusty Livingstone.



Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - - - - - - With a magnificent performance from Leonard Rossiter as King John and superb supporting roles by John Thaw and Claire Bloom, this production illuminates the themes of legitimacy and loyalty that run through one of Shakespeare's lesser-known plays, in which the reign of England's King John is threatened by Philip of France.


Conosciuto anche con i titoli: King John; The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: The Life and Death of King John.



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