King Lear

Season 1
(408)6.12018X-RayTV-14

Set in the fictional present and starring Anthony Hopkins, the 80 year-old King Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their affection for him. When his youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to flatter him, hurt and angry Lear banishes her. With that fateful decision, family and state collapse into chaos and warfare.

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Episodes (1)

  1. 1. King Lear
    September 28, 2018
    1h 55min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
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    English, English [Audio Description]
    Set in the fictional present and starring Anthony Hopkins, the 80 year-old King Lear divides his kingdom among his daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their affection for him. When his youngest daughter, Cordelia, refuses to flatter him, hurt and angry Lear banishes her. With that fateful decision, family and state collapse into chaos and warfare.

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  1. Bonus: Official Trailer
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    August 20, 2018
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    Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson star in a modern take on King Lear, the classic Shakespeare drama about family, betrayal, and power.

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Supporting actors
Jim BroadbentFlorence PughJim CarterAndrew ScottJohn MacmillanTobias MenziesAnthony CalfKarl JohnsonChristopher EcclestonJohn Standing
Producers
Colin CallenderSonia FriedmanScott HuffNoëlette Buckley
Season year
2018
Network
Amazon Studios
MPAA rating
Suitable for ages 14+
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