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Shakespeare: Elizabeth Rex

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Product details

  • Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
  • Language: : English
  • Parcel Dimensions : 18.03 x 13.76 x 1.48 cm; 81.65 Grams
  • Media Format : NTSC
  • Release date : July 13 2004
  • Actors : Diane D'Aquila, Peter Hutt, Brent Carver
  • Studio : Knightscove-Ellis International
  • ASIN : B000AABE2S
  • Customer Reviews:
    5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

Product description

This filmed treatment of the original Stratford Festival production of Timothy Findley's Governor General Award-winning play is a lavish treat for the eyes and the ears. William Shakespeare and his company of actors are brought together with the formidable Queen Elizabeth I in a remarkable encounter on the night of April 22, 1616, hours before the execution of Elizabeth's former lover Essex. Through the course of the evening, actor Ned Lowenscroft, famous for his female roles in Shakespeares' plays, very touchingly teaches the Queen to be more of a woman, while the Queen helps Ned be more of a man. Part history lesson, part theatrical insight, the play is a beautifully crafted Shakespeare-like work with poignant reflections on grief, love, friendship, and art. Compelling performances are delivered by Diane D'Aquila as Queen Elizabeth, Peter Hutt as Shakespeare and Brent Carver as Ned Lowenscroft.

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