Saturday, 21 August 2010

JULIE TAYMOR's "The Tempest"

For Julie Taymor's latest film, she returns to her first work on stage, Shakespeare's The Tempest though in this adaptation, Prospero has been cast as a woman, Helen Mirren. Her earlier adaptation of Titus Andronicus, Titus (also by Shakespeare) is among my favourite films so I am anticipating great things from this.

The Tempest will premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September with general release scheduled for 10 December 2010.

The Tempest (film) Wiki
Julie Taymor Wiki
The Tempest (IMDB)
Julie Taymor's The Tempest to close Venice Film Festival (Guardian)
Helen Mirren in lead role in Julie Taymor's The Tempest (USA Today)
Julie Taymor's Titus (SiouxWIRE)

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