A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

British director Peter Hall's filmization of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring the Royal Shakespeare Company, is faithful to the text and to the main plot, which involves the "bewitching" of several… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 1, 1968
DVD Release Date: March 10, 2005
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Penelope Houston
The Spectator

Mr Hall's halfway house between screen and stage looks almost as uncomfortable a perch as the curious grave-like earthwork in which Judy Dench's Titania has her sleeping-quarters.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The ultimate in respectfully radical Shakespeare adaptations -- it presents the story in purely 1960s terms; respectful in that it includes nearly all of Shakespeare's text.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

A dream cast makes this worth pursuing.

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jay nixon
Rigg, Mirren and Dench are all fine, the extra half star is for them, Holm and Warner are okay but everyone else is stiff and lifeless and the film quality is… More