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The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice

Directed by Orson Welles
United States, Italy, 1951
Drama, Romance


Desdemona, daughter of a Venetian aristocrat, elopes with Moorish military hero Othello, to the great envy of Iago. Alas, Iago knows Othello’s weakness, and with chilling malice works on him. Welles shot the film over 3 years in Venice, Morocco, and Rome.

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Othello Directed by Orson Welles

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