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Othello / Warner Bros. Pictures ; Castle Rock Entertainment presents a Dakota Films/Imminent Films production ; directed by Oliver Parker ; adapted for the screen by Oliver Parker ; produced by Luc Roeg and David Barron ; released by Columbia Pictures.

Parker, Oliver. (Added Author). Roeg, Luc. (Added Author). Barron, David. (Added Author). Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- (Added Author). Jacob, Irene, 1928- (Added Author). Branagh, Kenneth. (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Othello. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author). Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Dakota Films (Firm) (Added Author). Imminent Films (Firm) (Added Author). Columbia Pictures. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Laurence Fishburne, Irene Jacob, Kenneth Branagh. (Cast).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Otterbein PL - Otterbein DVD OTH (Text) 34046000243843 DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780629361
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Standard (full screen) format on side A, widescreen format on side B.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
Special features: Interactive menus, theatrical trailer, scene access.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, David Johnson ; editing, Tony Lawson ; original music, Charlie Mole.
Participant or Performer Note:
Laurence Fishburne, Irene Jacob, Kenneth Branagh.
Summary, etc.:
In this dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. Betrayal, deception and murder end the friendship between Othello and Iago and culminate in the tragic death of Desdemona.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English and French language soundtracks (surround) with optional subtitles in English and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Film adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Television adaptations.
Othello (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Desdemona (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Jealousy > Drama.
Betrayal > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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