KING LEAR - Grigori Kozintsev - 1970 - HD Restored - 4K

KING LEAR - Grigori Kozintsev - 1970 - HD Restored - 4K



King Lear (Russian: Король Лир, romanized: Korol Lir) is a 1970 Soviet drama film directed and adapted by Grigori Kozintsev, based on William Shakespeare's play King Lear.

Dmitri Shostakovich composed the Film score.

HISTORICAL SERIES - 1970 - HD Restored - 4K - audio and video
Subtitles : English - Français
(Synchronization adjustments in progress - thank you for your patience)

Cast
Jüri Järvet as King Lear (voiced by Zinovy Gerdt)
Elza Radziņa as Goneril
Galina Volchek as Regan
Valentina Shendrikova as Cordelia
Oleg Dahl as Fool
Kārlis Sebris as Gloucester
Leonhard Merzin as Edgar (voiced by Emmanuil Vitorgan)
Regimantas Adomaitis as Edmund
Vladimir Yemelyanov as Kent
Aleksandr Vokach as Cornwall
Donatas Banionis as Albany (voiced by Aleksandr Demyanenko)
Aleksei Petrenko as Oswald
Juozas Budraitis as King of France

Grigori Kozintsev’s five-decades-long filmmaking career in Russia stretched from the Eisenstein-Pukovkin era fertility of the 1920s to his final film in 1970. Hamlet (Gamlet, 1964) and King Lear (Король Лир, 1970), which are now considered to be the one of the greatest renderings of Shakespeare on film.

AUDIO / IMAGE HD Restoration - Sources and/or Archive copies quality used for this restoration: good.

This recording is for educational purposes only and is covered under Fair Use doctrine - Copyright - All rights reserved to their respective owners.

Read the unabridged Play online: [ LINK ]

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