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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Karol Lear: [King Lear] (1967, Grigori Kozintsev)

TitleKarol Lear: [King Lear]
Year1967
Release LocationsUSSR
DirectorGrigori Kozintsev
MediumBlack & white video
Length2 hrs, 20 mins
LanguagesEnglish
Audiencecollege and university
professional
general public
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (adaptation)

Cast Overview

King LearYuri Yarvet
GonerilE. Radzins
ReganG. Volchek
FoolO. Dal
CordeliaV. Shendrikova
FranceI. Budraitis
CornwallA. Vokach
AlbanyD. Banionis
KentV. Emelyanov
GloucesterK. Sebris
EdgarL. Merzin
EdmundR. Adomaitis
OswaldA. Petrenko

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorGrigori Kozintsev
ComposerDmitri Shostakovich
Adaptor/TranslatorBoris Pasternak
CostumesSimon Virsaladze
SoundE. Vanunts
PhotographyJonas Gricius
ProductionY. Enei
ProductionV. Ulitko

Company Overview

Producer Lenfilm

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell