The Tempest

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In this big screen adaptation of Shakespeare's mystical thriller "The Tempest," the gender of the sorcerer Prospero is changed, into the sorceress Prospera (Helen Mirren).

Prospera's journey spirals through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda, and unleashes her powers against shipwrecked enemies in this exciting, masterly mix of romance, tragicomedy and the supernatural.

Director: Julie Taymor
Studio: Touchstone Pictures/Miramax Films
Producer(s): Jason K. Lau, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Julie Taymor, Lynn Hendee, Robert Chartoff
Cast: Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Djimon Hounsou, David Strathairn, Chris Cooper, Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw, Reeve Carney, Felicity Jones, Tom Conti
Writer(s): Julie Taymor

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