Shakespeare on Film

2016 marks 400 years since Shakespeare’s death. Fans all over the world are celebrating the iconic playwright’s legacy with new theatrical productions, exhibitions and educational lectures about the Bard — which can’t be any different than most other years. The fact is, William Shakespeare has been a driving cultural force for centuries and there is no reason to believe that will change anytime soon.

Shakespeare’s works haven’t just stayed on the stage, or in the written word: there have been over 400 film adaptations of Shakespeare plays, making him the most filmed author in any language. Continue reading

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