This modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical and magical fantasy with Academy Award winner Helen Mirren (Best Actress, The Queen, 2006) leading a star-studded cast including Russell Brand (Get Him To The Greek) and Alfred Molina (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice). Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera (Mirren) conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge. Directed by the visionary Julie Taymor – and complete with exclusive bonus features and an Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design (Sandy Powell, 2010) – The Tempest, with its innovative twist, is a supernatural dramedy filled with Shakespearean villains, lovers and fools that will leave you spellbound.
Published:Burbank, CA :Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc. / Touchstone Pictures / Miramax Films,2011.
Publisher:Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc. / Touchstone Pictures / Miramax Films, 2011.
Rated PG-13 for some nudity, suggestive content, and scary images
Bonus Features: Raising The Tempest (Julie Taymor documentary about the making of the movie); Julie Taymor Audio Commentary; Annotated Shakespeare (view The Tempest with audio commentary by renowned Shakespeare experts Virginia Vaughan & Jonathan Bate); “O Mistress Mine” Music Video; Russell Brand Rehearsal Riff