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Othello (The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice) (1952)

Othello
7.6 Rating
(45 ratings)
7.8 IMDB rating

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Orson Welles

Orson Welles

Othello
Robert Coote

Robert Coote

Roderigo
Suzanne Cloutier

Suzanne Cloutier

Desdemona
Hilton Edwards

Hilton Edwards

Brabantio
Nicholas Bruce

Nicholas Bruce

Lodovico
Michael Laurence

Michael Laurence

Michael Cassio
Fay Compton

Fay Compton

Emilia


Written by (View all)
Jean Sacha

Jean Sacha

uncredited


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A good movie

6 months ago at Jul 28 13:13
Since I’m a huge fan of Orson Welles, I was definitely eager to check this flick. To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this flick but there were definitely a lot of things to enjoy here. First of all, once again, it was quite a struggle for Orson Welles to manage to get this film done as it was shot over three years and production was stopped twice, mainly because Wells ran out of... read more
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Description: Orson Welles' daring and visually adventurous production of William Shakespeare's classic play. Welles, one of the greatest directors ever, revered Shakespeare and was determined to bring his own versions of the Bard's work to the silver screen, though the studios resisted the idea. Without studio funding, Welles struggled for three y ... (more)
Release date: 12 September 1955
UPC: 014381583120
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johanlefourbe posted a review 6 months ago

A good movie

“Since I’m a huge fan of Orson Welles, I was definitely eager to check this flick. To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this flick but there were definitely a lot of things to enjoy here. First of all, once again, it was quite a struggle for Orson Welles to manage to get this film done as it was shot over three years and production was stopped twice, mainly because Wells ran out of money. Seriously, it is something that I never really understood. How come such a great director like Welles had such a hard time to get some money to make his movies? Eventually, you have apparently various versions of this movie wanderring around and I’m not sure which one I saw but it was still a solid Shakespeare adaptation. I mean, to be honest, it is still rather weird to have Orson Welle” read more

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