"The price of darkness is a gentleman." -King Lear "Nothing will come of nothing; speak again."-King Lear
Intending to divide his realm among his three daughters, the dictatorial Lear commands each give a testimony of her love. But after the gushing of malevolent Goneril and Regan, loyal Cordelia states: "I love your majesty according to my bond; nor more nor less." She is banished, and Lear's descent into madness begins.
Stars Michael Hordern and John Shrapnel.
Digitally remastered; Picture and sound enhanced; PC/Mac Downloadable scripts; Word for word as written by William Shakespeare.
BBC/Time Life, 2000. DVD Region 1. Closed Captioned. Running Time: 185 minutes. Ages 7-adult.