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Richard Johnson, Patrick Stewart, Janet Suzman. Two of history's most famous lovers are caught between their consummate passion for each other and the struggles for power among rulers of the Roman world. 1974/color/161 min/NR/fullscreen.
A stellar cast led by Janet Suzman makes this "Antony and Cleopatra" worth viewing. This play is nearly impossible to produce with notable performers failing through no fault of... Read morePublished 6 months ago by James Norwood
This is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays. I doubt many people make that statement, but since my first reading of it at age 18, I hold it very close to my mind and heart. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Daniel B.
This, the Royal Shakespeare Company production of a little viewed play, was produced in the early to mid 70s. It boasts of flashes of brilliance. Read morePublished on March 8, 2013 by The Peripatetic Reader
Being a TV version of a famous RSC production, this is indeed (mainly) an excellent version of the play, with the actors well into their roles by means of stage experience. Read morePublished on July 2, 2010 by Richard di Calatrava
I bought this to show my students who had voted to read Antony and Cleopatra and got lost in the complicated plot and "young English." (I'll never let them choose again. Read morePublished on November 22, 2009 by Luckyone
I read elsewhere that this was the best rendering of the famous play available on DVD. The performances and the appearance seemed very dated and almost amateurish.Published on December 24, 2008 by J. S. Beardall
If you enjoy good acting you will like this version of Antony and Cleopatra. It doesn't have much technology and the sets are very simple, but it has much to offer in characters... Read morePublished on November 27, 2008 by Amateur Stargazer
It was filmed for TV and is a bit lacking in visual quality but very much worth seeing for the performances - I enjoyed seeing a young Ben Kingsley in a minor role - also Patrick... Read morePublished on July 21, 2008 by Peregrine Reader