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BBC Television Shakespeare: Cymbeline

Directed by Elijah Moshinsky
United Kingdom, 1983
Drama, TV Movie


The daughter of the ruler of ancient Britain finds herself wronged, banished and the victim of attempted murder after she refuses to marry her evil stepmother’s idiot son.

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Cymbeline Directed by Elijah Moshinsky

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  • Dale Wittig's rating of the film Cymbeline

    Elijah Moshinsky directed for the series of Shakespeare plays produced by Jonathan Miller for the BBC. This one first aired 20/12/82 and starred Helen Mirren as Imogen, Richard Johnson as Cymbeline, Claire Bloom as the Queen, Michael Pennington as Posthumous, Michael Gough as Belarius and Robert Lindsay as Jachimo. Moshinsky’s filmings of the plays he chose or was assigned were consistently the best of the series.

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