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Grigori Kozintsev directed the most impressive Shakespeare screen adaptations. Korol Lir and Gamlet are brilliant poetic movies.
The photograhy in black and white is awesome.
The casting perfect.
(Try to see it with subtitles in a language you really master, because in old English it's pretty tough...)
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This movie ranks #213 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
This movie ranks #494 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
This movie ranks #630 in Doubling the Canon