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The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice

Orson Welles United States, 1951

smndvdcl's rating of the film Othello

The resplendent 2013 National Theatre version of 'Othello' Rory Kinnear as the Machiavellian Iago, and Adrian Lester as the tragic Othello, have spoiled all other versions of one of my favourite Shakespeare plays. This being said, Orson just about surpasses Branagh and Olivier as a Shakespearean auteur with this one - 3.5