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King Lear

I'm thinking of going to see the Russian film version of King Lear at Warwick Art Centre 6.30 on Thursday, if anyone fancies seeing this.

"One of the truly great Soviet films, and possibly the best adaptation of Shakespeare to the screen. With non-intrusive direction, tasteful black and white cinematography and the music of Shostakovich, this isn assured and deeply moving treatment of King Lear. Sir Laurence Olivier himself acknowledged the stark brilliance in Kozintsev's adaptation, shot in Lithuania. A Lear that creates order, clarity and meaning within arguably the greatest play ever written."

ETA - I'll probably buy tickets at lunchtime tomorrow.
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