King Lear

Also Known As

Король Лир ( Soviet Union ), El rey Lear ( Spain ), King Lear ( USA ), Korol Lir ( Soviet Union ), Kuningas Lear ( Finland ), Le roi Lear ( France ), Lear király ( Hungary ), Re Lear ( Italy ), Vasilefs Lear ( Greece )


King Lear
  • Grigori Kozintsev

  • 13 March 1974

  • Drama

  • Soviet Union

  • 139 min

  • 8.4

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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after ... more

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