King Lear 1998

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King Lear ★★★ 1998

Holm gives a powerful performance as the deluded monarch. The King comes to rue the day he banished faithful daughter Cordelia (Hamilton) in favor of dividing his kingdom between her manipulative siblings Goneril (Flynn) and Regan (Redman). As war engulfs his country, Lear descends into despair and madness. 150m/C VHS . Ian Holm, Victoria Hamilton, Barbara Flynn, Amanda Red-man, Michael Bryant, Paul Rhys, Timothy West, Finbar Lynch, David Burke; D: Richard Eyre; W: Richard Eyre; C: Roger Pratt; M: Dominic Muldowney. TV