Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Le roi Lear au village (1911, Louis Feuillade)

TitleLe roi Lear au village
Release LocationsFrance
DirectorLouis Feuillade
Length12 mins
Play ConnectionsKing Lear (derivative)


See Ball for an excellent account of this film. He shows how the film broke fresh ground by reworking a Shakespearean play into a contemporary framework

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

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorLouis Feuillade

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell