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King Lear

Synopsis

Two highly talented and innovative directors -- filmdom's [[Performer~P91804~Jean-Luc Godard~jeanlucgodard]] and the theatre world's [[Performer~P110743~Peter Sellars~petersellars]] -- join forces in this unusual (to say the least) slant on Shakespeare's King Lear. This offbeat adaptation gives the viewer a postmodern taste of Shakespeare through the eyes of a deliberately obscure auteur. The film is set some time after Chernobyl has wiped everything out, and the world is trying to set itself right...more

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