The Merchant of Venice Script

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Year:2004
Director:Michael Radford
Written by:William Shakespeare (Theatre Play), William Shakespeare (Writer), Michael Radford (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Venice, 1596. Bassanio begs his friend Antonio, a prosperous merchant, to lend him a large sum of money so that he can woo Portia, a very wealthy heiress; but Antonio has invested his fortune abroad, so they turn to Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, and ask him for a loan.
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The Tragedy of Macbeth Script

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Year:2021
Director:Joel Coen
Written by:Joel Coen (Screenplay), William Shakespeare (Author), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
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Haider Script

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Year:2014
Director:Vishal Bhardwaj
Written by:William Shakespeare (Theatre Play), Vishal Bhardwaj (Screenplay), Vishal Bhardwaj (Dialogue), Basharat Peer (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.
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Julius Caesar Script

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Year:1953
Director:Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Written by:William Shakespeare (Theatre Play), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.
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Macbeth (2015) Script

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Year:2015
Director:Justin Kurzel
Written by:Jacob Koskoff (Writer), Todd Louiso (Writer), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare's Scottish play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife urges him to use wicked means in order to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan.
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Ran Script

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Year:1985
Director:Akira Kurosawa
Written by:Akira Kurosawa (Screenplay), Hideo Oguni (Screenplay), William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.
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Looking For Richard Script

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Year:1996
Director:Al Pacino
Written by:Frederic Kimball (Writer), William Shakespeare (Original Story), Al Pacino (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of "Richard III."
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Tempest Script

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Year:1982
Director:Paul Mazursky
Written by:Leon Capetanos (Writer), Paul Mazursky (Writer), William Shakespeare (Author)

Script Synopsis:A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - trying the patience of his new girlfriend and angst-ridden teenage daughter.
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King Lear Script

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Year:1987
Director:Jean-Luc Godard
Written by:Peter Sellars (Writer), Jean-Luc Godard (Writer), Norman Mailer (Writer), William Shakespeare (Author)

Script Synopsis:A descendant of Shakespeare tries to restore his plays in a world rebuilding itself after the Chernobyl catastrophe obliterates most of human civilization.
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Men Of Respect Script

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Year:1990
Director:William Reilly
Written by:William Shakespeare (Writer), William Reilly (Writer)

Script Synopsis:In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on others. However, with power comes consequences that are also predicted by the seer.
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