Film

King Lear

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USA, France  ·  1987  ·  DCP 4K  ·  Color  ·  91'  ·  o.v. English

35mm digitized by the Cinémathèque suisse.
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Friday 6 | 8 | 2021, 21:30  ·  PalaCinema 1  ·  Sub. French

In an apocalyptic post-Chernobyl scenario, the values of Western humanism are lost. Young William Shakespeare Jr. tries to revive his ancestor’s celebrated tragedy but struggles to remember it. Produced by Menahem Golan’s Cannon, the film boasts a cast that includes Woody Allen, Leos Carax, Molly Ringwald, Freddy Buache, Burgess Meredith and writer Norman Mailer.

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Director

Jean-Luc Godard

Cast

Jean-Luc Godard, Peter Sellars, Leos Carax, Burgess Meredith, Woody Allen

Producer

Menahem Golan, Yoram Globus

Executive producer

Jean-Luc Godard

Cinematography

Sophie Maintigneux

Editing

Jean-Luc Godard

Music

Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach

Screenplay adapted by

Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Debuisne, Norman Mailer, Peter Sellars

Production

Golan-Globus Productions

The Cannon Group

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