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Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale

Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale is a movie starring Miranda Raison, Jaygann Ayeh, and Tom Bateman. A jealous King jeopardizes his family, friendships, and succession.

Other Titles
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company - Shakespeare: Téli rege, Kenneth Branaghi teater - Talvemuinasjutt, ブラナー・シアター・ライブ2016 「冬物語」
Running Time
3 hours
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Rob Ashford
William Shakespeare
Tom Bateman, Miranda Raison, Kenneth Branagh, Jaygann Ayeh
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

King Leontes of Bohemia (Sir Kenneth Branagh) suspects his wife, Hermione (Miranda Raison), and his friend, Polixenes (Hadley Fraser), of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life.

Comments about drama «Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's Tale» (22)

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Nicole Reid

Very well written. I thought it was a decent coming of age story. This movie is on the smaller side, but it doesn't really matter. If you are looking for something to get you in the right head space, and to have a little bit of an adult perspective on life, then this is the movie for you. I don't want to give too much away, so I will just say that it is well done, and has some good acting. I hope this review helps you find this movie, and I hope you like it.

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Roger Rose

Polaris is a film which has the misfortune to be directed by director Richard Curtis, who has made a name for himself with the likes of the Edward Scissorhands remake, American Psycho and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but has also produced a number of films which I didn't particularly like. On the face of it, this film is a combination of The Scarlet Letter, Schindler's List and Donnie Darko. The idea of a ghost story taking place over the course of a single year in the early 1970s is intriguing but also deeply flawed. The fact that the main character is a child means that it is entirely possible that the film is actually about children being haunted by a ghost rather than about child abduction. Curtis is clearly aware of this and changes the story slightly to be more in keeping with the traditional horror film. The film is actually rather good but can't compare to the films which have been made since, especially that of Polanski. The film also suffers from a slow pace which is slightly reminiscent of a similar film from the 70s, Let the Right One In, which is quite uninspiring and that aspect will not help you to appreciate the film.

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Catch this fascinating film when it hits theaters in September, when it is playing in a few theaters around the country, on VHS/DVD. It is available on Amazon, iTunes, and a host of other digital retailers. If you are a fan of British drama, I highly recommend this film. It will surprise you.

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This movie is really good and even if you know the story you will still be surprised. The acting is very good, the characters are good and the storyline is solid. There is not a lot of action and there is not much drama but if you are in a mood for something that has drama and action you can't go wrong.

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Now this is a really good movie. It is great to watch a movie that is not one sided. It is funny, exciting, and inspirational. The story, the actors, and the director all did a fantastic job in making this movie. I would recommend this movie to everyone, especially to young children and to anyone who likes this type of movie. Everyone should see this movie at least once in their life. If you don't like it, that's your own problem, but if you like it, you should be able to watch it at least once.

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Victoria Pearson

The Winter's Tale, the well-worn British rom-com, which had its UK premiere at the Covent Garden Film Festival earlier this year, was a film I had not expected to see and I am glad I saw it. Based on the novel by James Smythe, the film begins in the old days when a family (played by Olivia Colman, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Fionnula Flanagan, and Hugh Grant) is facing the prospect of an impending divorce after the death of one of its children. While their father is hard at work on a graphic novel about a child and his struggle with death, the oldest daughter (Colman) is the epitome of independent spirit and is determined to have a baby. It is this determination and the family's unique traditions that drive the story forward. The film begins with a slightly slow pace, and this is not unusual for any modern film. We go from one event to the next, yet each event is presented as a lesson. It is an element that the film does very well and it does not overstep its boundaries. The film can also be a bit hard to follow at times, which can be a bit of a problem for some viewers. If you are interested in learning more about the culture and history of the village, the film is also a good place to start. The film's strengths are the story and the performances, and there are also some funny moments in the film. The biggest strength is the performances of the cast. All the actors in the film are very believable in their roles and they all do a great job in what they are given. The performances are a little more rounded than the actors in the original, and this is a good thing. It was a good idea to have the actors play different roles and their performances fit with the overall film. The film has a very nice pace and it keeps you interested. There are also some very funny moments. If you are looking for a good film, look no further. It is a good movie, one of the best I have seen and I would recommend it to anyone who has a desire to learn more about the culture and history of the village.

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Eugene M.

So.for me the best and strongest elements in this film is the performance of Rosamund Pike, and the performance of Stephen Dillane. Stephen has a very unique persona, and he's very effective here. I would also say that though the plot is not very original, the acting was very good, and the plot was very good. This is a good film, but it's not very original or very good.

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I was so very pleased to see this film for the first time. It is a slow, thoughtful and beautifully shot film, and a powerful one at that. I loved the way that the film depicted the destruction of the wealthy and famous and the loss of the intellectual and social connection and a feeling of purposelessness and stagnation. I was especially impressed with the way that the character of Sam kept his passion and joy, despite his age. The most moving scene in the film was when Gwyneth showed her son the art she had made, and how she had been so inspired. This film was a must-see.

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I watched the movie with an open mind and I have to say I enjoyed it very much. It wasn't great but it was still good. Not brilliant but still good. There are some things that I like about it. The story is not particularly good but it isn't bad. The acting is pretty good. The best thing about the movie is the music. The music is fantastic. It is very powerful. I really like the music. The lyrics are great. It is probably the best thing about the movie. The music is very interesting. There are two songs that stand out in my mind. One is called 'Mash', which is a really great song. I also liked 'Angel' which is one of my favorite songs from the movie. 'The Winter's Tale' is a great movie. It is definitely not a movie that you have to see once. You will probably want to see it again when you get the chance. I give it a 7 out of 10. I really hope that you give it a chance and that you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Philip Romero

I was excited to see this film on its opening night, but when it was over, it didn't really have much impact. I thought it was a shame that it was given a limited theatrical run, because it's a powerful and haunting film. However, since the film has never been on DVD, I have to try to find it somewhere and will be very surprised if I can find it anywhere. The story is a bit complicated, and the first act has a few weak spots. It does a good job at building tension, however, and the last act is quite gripping and emotionally draining. If you are a fan of the books, this is a must-see.

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Christopher Little

This was a really good movie! I was a bit disappointed with the ending, but i think that the whole film was about to happen and then the end was a bit silly, but i guess it is all on the cast. Anyway, I think that this is one of the best comedies of all time!

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Donald Bailey

In a fascinating analysis of what makes a good story, sociologist and film critic Michael Pollan reveals that, "the love story has always been a crucial ingredient in great movies. No matter what it is, it is always a magic that sustains the audience. And it is rarely as compelling, for all of the reasons that the love story is magic. The scene in which Shakespeare goes to the window, puts the audience in a different position than they would be in the scene where Romeo and Juliet are engaged to Romeo. It is no longer on the one side of the audience, but on the other side. For the first time, the audience is looking at the film from the point of view of the characters."

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This is a very touching and well-made film. I felt that the true value of the film lies in the incredible acting, and the sheer empathy and compassion of the main characters. The story of a man named Henry Wells and the narrator himself are incredible. I felt the same about this film as I felt about the legend of King Arthur, but this film is much more realistic and less confusing. This is a film I would recommend to anyone who is a fan of Stephen King and David Cronenberg. This is the first film I have seen from either of them. It is a must see.

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If you are a fan of the "Birdman" or "Birdman" films, you will definitely want to see this film. Based on the play of the same name by David Mamet, this is the first film based on a play in 20 years. David Mamet's direction is quite impressive, and he will surely have his name tied to this film in the years to come. Matthew McConaughey does a wonderful job playing a director who is prone to poor decisions and weak characterizations. It is great to see McConaughey actually acting in a role where he can actually show off his acting skills. A beautiful screen presence, he deserves some praise for his performance. Anne Hathaway is a bit off for me, as she seemed to try to be a more annoying character than her acting skills would have dictated. The best performance I could come up with for Hathaway was in the second half of the film. I believe this was when the "Birdman" effect started to play. I was happy to see that the character of the movie changed, and the movie progressed. I also enjoyed the portrayal of McConaughey's character's son. I was disappointed that he didn't make it into the film more, and maybe he could have been a little more involved in the story. "The Winter's Tale" has a very dark story to it. I don't think it will win any awards, but it is worth seeing. It is a good film for a change.

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Richard G.

By all means, a very good, very entertaining movie, that had a very good storyline, with a very good message, especially to those of us who have lived through the War. I believe it was one of the best movies I've seen in a long time. The scenery is beautiful, the cast is terrific, and the music is excellent. The story, as far as I can tell, was based on a novel, but I could not make out what it was. It was definitely the best thing I've seen all year. But all that is very well explained in the other reviews. I had to watch the movie because of my aunt, who had read the book, and she was very moved by it. She made me watch it. My aunt was very sad, but she was very happy, when she saw that I watched it. She said, "Watch it, and you'll see the movie". I have a feeling that she is right. So, I think you should see this movie, even if it is only for a few hours. And do not be put off by the negative reviews. You'll be pleasantly surprised, and your heart will be warmed.

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Carl Thomas

I was recently introduced to one of the most acclaimed Shakespeare productions ever, and it's very difficult to watch one. The Winter's Tale, which is based on the book by Tracy Cheung and the movie by Robert Karl Shaw, is a decent adaptation. The problem with this movie is that it makes you think too much about the characters and not enough about the story. This may be due to the sheer scale of the production, and the fact that we have to take in multiple viewpoints of the story, and the actors are forced to read over and over again from Shakespeare's dialogue. It becomes difficult to tell the story, and we are left with a very superficial story. The film also has a lot of dialogue and dialogue is not very interesting. The problems with the film are a lack of vision and attention to detail, and it is very easy to get lost in the technical aspects of the production. This is a very good adaptation, but it is very difficult to watch.

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Most of the film is good, but the final 25 minutes, and a lot of the last few minutes are a bit dull. The pacing is rather uneven. The dialogue and the acting is not bad, but the script and pacing is a bit off. The first part of the film is quite interesting, as we go from the tragic loss of a family to the final confrontation. There is much to feel for Branagh. The acting is good. The story is plausible, and we really can sympathize with the hero and his attempts to rise above the tragedy. The dialogue is witty and compelling, but it is not always compelling enough to carry the film. We get very little in the way of emotional involvement from the audience. As a result, the film becomes more of a spectacle than a compelling drama.

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I didn't watch this film until after the first four seasons of Starz's crime drama series, 'Homicide: Life on the Street'. I'd seen the TV version of the movie a while before and I'd read the book as well. So my expectation of this film was very low. I was not disappointed. I thoroughly enjoyed this film. I thought it was fantastic. Branagh's story and acting were excellent. This film was so different than 'Homicide: Life on the Street'. In 'Homicide' Branagh portrayed the Inspector, Law and the Detective. This time he portrayed the Deputy Inspector and the Detective. The film was more of a 'small town' mystery with no mysteries. I have to say that I wasn't very good at predicting who would be the killer in this film. So you had to pay attention to the characters. All in all I thought the film was a brilliant piece of work. I highly recommend it.

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Christina West

The Winter's Tale (2015) was one of the most surprising movies I have seen this year. The story revolves around a movie about a boy and a girl, and a man who will stop at nothing to stop the production of a movie about the life of the dead. This is a movie about life and death, and one man's crusade to save a movie from being made. Although this film is not for everyone, I do recommend it. The acting was superb, and the story itself was very compelling. The characters were well developed, and I think this was due to the characters themselves. I think people will find something to relate to in this film, whether they are horror fans, or just someone who appreciates good cinema. I think this film was a lot better than what I expected it to be, and I think I'll probably be going to see it again soon.

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Phillip M.

This is a good story but I was confused as to why a blind man wanted to watch it and why he was playing the game. The story is interesting but the acting was so stilted and uncharacteristic that it made me wonder if I should have paid more attention to the story. But the movie itself was nice and worth watching. I don't think I'll watch this one again but it will be worth watching again if you are looking for a nice movie.

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Angela G.

The music is really good. It's different and beautiful. It sounds good, the actors are good. It's really well done. I give it a B+

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Cinematography is great.the film is visually stunning. It's a shame that it's not very well liked. The characters are a bit flat.there's nothing really new about them, nothing that really stands out. There's no great writing or anything. They're all really standard. There's no good reason to see it. There's not enough blood.it's all gross and sloppy. There's not much tension.there's no great story. It's just a film with some cool camera work. It's not very good. The only reason I can think of for seeing it is that it's a prequel to a beautiful film. But for me that's not enough. It's a bit of a downer.