Use the HTML below. But Kenneth Branagh- O. Thank you for reminding me how sexy Laurence Fishburne is in this. Goofs In the beach scene, equipment boxes are visible on the upper slope of the beach as Iago and Othello walk along. An entertaining, respectful adaptation that plays like an erotic thriller with Elizabethan language. Othello Promotional film poster.
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Mar 16, Rating: Frankly, I would have killed to see James Earl Jones in the role 30 years ago. As for the book, although an interesting subject, the price point is way beyond me these days. Desdemona as Irene Jacob. Trending on RT Avengers: Views Read Edit View history. Iago is an evil, manipulative character with his own agenda.
Feel the love Cancel reply. Our VHS ate my copy- some time ago, come to think of it. I hated it so much and have never forgiven Olivier. You othwllo be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. I othello laurence fishburne buy a DVD so I can see it again. Jan 1, Rating: This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat The Moorish General Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his Lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality, it is vishburne part of the scheme of a bitter Ensign named Iago.
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Post Share on Facebook. Laurence Fishburne stars as the Moorish general Othello, who returns a hero after crushing an invasion attempt by the Turkish army near Cyprus. Historical representation of Othello has always been black. Anna Fihsburne as Emilia. I adore Ken, but by the time 20 minutes had gone by, I hated him already.
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When he does, he is convinced of Desdemona’s infidelity and, in a rage, decides to kill both her and Cassio. It was also an added surprise to see two actors from Brahagh’s Hamlet: The Haunting of Hill House. Othello laurence fishburne Othello finally arrives at Cyprus, however, the Turkish invasion fleet has been wrecked by a storm, and, reunited with Desdemona, who had volunteered herself to go lajrence him, leads his men and the people of Cyprus in a celebration.
Perhaps less than the sum of its parts, Othello is still highly entertaining, and features excellent performances from Laurence Fishburne and Kenneth Branagh. Share this Rating Title: I wish I could find the original online article I had first seen. Don’t have an account? The costumes are vaguely renfaire-ish, with nothing spectacular but nothing atrocious either.
Othello smothers Desdemona, who dies just as Emilia enters othello laurence fishburne bedroom.