National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)

National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)

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Released: February 3, 2011
Director: Michael Grandage
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Studio: National Theatre, London
Cast: Derek Jacobi, Gina McKee, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Justine Mitchell, Tom Beard
Genre: Drama
Length: minutes
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National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011) Overview

"Who is it that can tell me who I am?"

An ageing monarch. A kingdom divided. A child's love rejected. As Lear's world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question.

One of the greatest works in western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human existence: love and duty, power and loss, good and evil.

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