Selection by Daniel Rosenthal of 100 Shakespeare films covering twenty plays, spanning a century of cinema from a silent 'Tempest' (1908) to Branagh's 'As You Like It' (2006). Half of the films retain Shakespeare's language while others are genre adaptations and the assessments include melodramas, musicals, teen comedies and twenty-five foreign-language titles, The plays are arranged in alphabetical order and each essay begins with a synopsis and explores cinematography, design, dialogue, music and performance. The introduction traces the history of screen Shakespeare.
|Country of origin||UK|
|Related people||Daniel Rosenthal (Author)|