Search - The Standard Deviants - Shakespeare Tragedies - Othello, Macbeth, King Lear on DVD

The Standard Deviants - Shakespeare Tragedies - Othello, Macbeth, King Lear
The Standard Deviants - Shakespeare Tragedies - Othello Macbeth King Lear
Actor: Standard Deviants
Genres: Drama, Special Interests, Television, Educational
NR     2000     0hr 45min

This DVD examines three plays that reveal Shakespeare at his height as a writer of tragedies. This trio of tragedies contains Shakespeare's variations on the tragic figure: A man destroyed by jealousy (Othello), a man dest...  more »


Larger Image

Movie Details

Actor: Standard Deviants
Genres: Drama, Special Interests, Television, Educational
Sub-Genres: Drama, Special Interests, Television, Educational
Studio: Cerebellum Corporation
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 08/08/2000
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2000
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 0hr 45min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Similar Movies

Macbeth / McKellen Dench
Thames Shakespeare Collection
Director: Philip Casson
   NR   2004   2hr 26min
Director: Oliver Parker
   R   2000   2hr 3min
Director: Roman Polanski
   R   2002   2hr 20min

Similarly Requested DVDs

The Sherlock Holmes A Study in Scarlet
Director: Edwin L. Marin
   NR   2003   1hr 17min
Widescreen Edition
   R   2003   2hr 35min
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
Director: Randal Kleiser
   PG   2003   1hr 36min
Six Feet Under - The Complete Fourth Season
   UR   2005   12hr 0min
20000 Leagues Under the Sea
Director: Michael Anderson
   NR   2004   1hr 35min
Epic Conditions The Weather Channel
   NR   2008   9hr 0min
The Spy Who Loved Me
Special Edition
Director: Lewis Gilbert
   PG   2002   2hr 5min
Donnie Brasco
Special Edition
Director: Mike Newell
   R   2000   2hr 7min

Movie Reviews

How things change?
(5 out of 5 stars)

"At school I hated Shakespeare, I hated the person who 'taught' it to me and I wasn't all that fond of some of my classmates. Which is a shame because I now love Shakespeare, I think it is something you grow into and begin to appreciate later on. However, many people are put off by school-time study of Shakespeare and as such miss out on something very special.This DVD does a great job in reducing that. I wish I had this when I was in school. Great watch, very interesting approach. Something for everybody."
Great Deviant view on Shakespeare
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I really enjoyed this take on Shakespeare, mainly because it breaks down these plays in ways that help you gain an understanding and appreciation of just how good the Bard's work was. I would highly recommend them to anyone studying the plays or just a casual fan. Fun, fun style and good looking and funny actors."
Good intro/review
Frederick Christian Franck | MD | 07/02/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I'm a high school English teacher and I thought it was amazing how this video covered every single element of the plays that I focus on, and added a few other insights that I now have added to my plans. Covers language use, symbolism, characters, plot, irony, etc. For Lear includes an interesting bit about how the play incorporates elements of the Fairy Tale. Genuinely interesting from start to (nearly 2 hour long) finish."