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The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice

Orson Welles United States, 1951

Ethan's rating of the film Othello

Only Orson Welles could pull off playing Othello in black face but he pulls it off in a way that is graceful and not offensive. Welles also continues to push the boundaries of cinema and how the Bard's words should be translated and proves yet again that Welles was far superior to Olivier when it came to adapting Shakespeare.