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|Director||Sam Taylor, Lewis Milestone, Viktor Tourjansky|
|Starring||John Barrymore, Camilla Horn|
|Supporting actors||Louis Wolheim, Boris de Fast, George Fawcett, Ullrich Haupt, Michael Visaroff, John Bleifer, Albert Conti, Gregory Gaye, Lena Malena, Michael Mark, Dick Sutherland, Wilhelm von Brincken|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||48 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Barrymore's performance is intensely subtle.
His general considers him like a son, and holds him in extremely high esteem even though aristocrats and peasants didn't exactly mix or see eye-to-eye in those days.
TEMPEST is so eloquent visually, it's easy to understand why dialogue would be superfluous.
After watching this movie, I see way JB was such a silent star. Great costumes, OK acting (nomral for the times) and a pretty good plot. For the fan a must watch.Published 13 months ago by Rw Scolari
I really liked this move and gave it five stars because in many ways it was amazing. Mr. Barrymore was in his 40s when he acted in this movie. Read morePublished 18 months ago by G' Mack
Thanks to Chip Kaufmann's comment especially for comparing the 2003 DVD to the 2009 one! All the comments show up on either DVD's page, so it's hard to tell which version is being... Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by Krstnl
Optimistically described as an "epic" romance, there's very little epic about Sam Taylor's silent film set in the final days of Czarist Russia. Read morePublished on September 20, 2011 by The CinemaScope Cat
1928 silent Tempest may not be a great picture but it is a great star vehicle for a star in his prime before drink and self-parody took their toll on his reputation. Read morePublished on December 19, 2010 by Trevor Willsmer
TEMPEST was the penultimate silent movie made by John Barrymore (ETERNAL LOVE directed by Ernst Lubitsch would be the last). Read morePublished on July 4, 2009 by Chip Kaufmann
This film was a real treat to watch, since my field of special interest and expertise is Russian history, and this period in particular is one of my favorites. Read morePublished on February 22, 2007 by Anyechka
a bizarre mixture of revenge and forgiveness set against the russian revolution of 1917, with john barrymore giving a dreadful performance as a wrongfully imprisoned soldier turned... Read morePublished on November 6, 2006 by Jonathan Lapin
Last night, after watching this wonderful Silent Picture, my fondness for Silents was once again confirmed; they have definitely become an "acquired taste" in my adulthood (as a... Read morePublished on March 8, 2006 by Fernando Silva