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Julius Caesar, 2.2; 4.3 (1974, Peter Seabourne)

TitleJulius Caesar, 2.2; 4.3
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPeter Seabourne
MediumColor video
Length14 mins
Audiencehigh school
Play ConnectionsJulius Caesar (scene(s))
SeriesThe Shakespeare Series [IFB]


The fourth in a series of twelve British educational films showing scenes intended "to serve as an introduction to each play's theme or atmosphere" (see also numbers 22, 131, 164, 326, 430, 467, 490, 510, 556, 601 and 619). For description, see 22, above. In this unit, Caesar, despite Calphurnia's misgivings, is flattered by Decius Brutus into going to the forum (2.2); Cassius and Brutus quarrel in the "tent scene" and news comes of Portia's weird death (4.3)

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Julius CaesarMark Kingston
CalphurniaSusan Jameson
BrutusDerrick Gilbert
CassiusColin Farrell
Decius BrutusDavid Fennell

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPeter Seabourne

Company Overview

Producer Realist Film Unit

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell