Call number: DVD-4331


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, V. Ulitko, Simon Versaladze
Music: Dmitrii Shostakovich

King Lear				Jüri Järvet
Goneril					Elza Radziņa
Regan					Galina Volchek
Cordelia				Valentina Shendrikova
Fool					Oleg Dal´
Earl of Gloucester			Karl Sebris
Edgar, Son to Gloucester		Leonhard 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 without subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 16:9
Languages No subtitles
Features Full restoration of image and sound
Before and after restoration feature
Biographies and filmographies for the director, Grigorii Kozintsev, the composer, Dmitrii Shostakovich and the actors Donatas Banionis, Galina Volchek, Oleg Dal´, Elza Radziņa, Valentina Shendrikova and Jüri Järvet
Source Krupnyi plan

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