- 1h 50min
- Directed by: Julie Taymor
- Cast: Helen Mirren, Alan Cumming, Felicity Jones
With an all-star cast, stunning Oscar-nominated costumes by Sandy Powell and lashings of CGI, Taymor's gender-bending adaptation (starring Mirren as 'Prospera') sounds lively enough, but it flounders in ugly visuals and pretension.
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The Tempest2 Mar 2011
Helen Mirren, Tom Conti, David Strathairn, Chris Cooper and Alan Cumming star in Shakespeare adap
(PG) 109min After her baroque but static stab at Titus Andronicus, Julie Taymor turns her attention to Shakespeare’s final play, with Helen Mirren centre-stage as not Prospero but Propera, the island-bound magician who toys with a group of…
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