Korol´ Lir [King Lear]
Lenfil´m, Pervoe tvorcheskoe ob´´edinenie, 1970; released 8 February 1971
Screenplay Grigorii Kozintsev, from the play by William Shakespeare, translated by Boris Pasternak with the Fool's songs translated by Samuil Marshak
Photography Jonas Gricius
Production Design Evgenii Enei, Simon Versaladze
Music Dmitrii Shostakovich
King Lear Juri Jarvet Goneril Eleza Radzinia Regan Galina Volchek Cordelia Valentina Shendrikova Fool Oleg Dal´ Earl of Gloucester Karl Sebris Edgar, Son to Gloucester Leonkhard Merzin Edmund, Bastard Son to Gloucester Regimantas Adomaitis Earl of Kent Vladimir Emel´ianov Duke of Cornwall Aleksandr Vokach Duke of Albany Donatas Banionis Oswald, Steward to Goneril Aleksei Petrenko King of France Juozas Budraitis132 minutes
|DVD||DVD 1 [first 67 minutes of the film]|
|Aspect ratio||Widescreen 2.35:1|
|Languages||Menu languages: Russian, English and French
Optional English and French dubbed versions
Optional subtitles in Russian, English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic and Hebrew
|Features||'William Shakespeare', text, in menu language.
'Muzyka D. Shostakovicha', 3 minutes, in Russian with optional English, French, Italian and Spanish subtitles.
'Mir Korolia Lira', 2 minutes, in Russian with optional English, French, Italian and Spanish subtitles, is pictures from stage production.
Biographies and filmographies for the director, Grigorii Kozintsev, the composer, Dmitrii Shostakovich, the director of photography, Jonas Gricius, and the production designers, Evgenii Enei and Simon Virsaladze
Album of photographs.