Call number: DVD-397


KOZINTSEV, Grigorii
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 Budraitis
132 minutes
In Russian with optional dubbed versions and subtitles

On 2 DVDs

DVD DVD 1 [first 67 minutes of the film]
Region code All
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.
Source Ruscico


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