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Coriolanus [DVD] [2011]

Release Date:05/29/2012

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    Coriolanus (DVD) (Enhanced Widescreen for 16x9 TV) (English) 2011
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    89% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (8 out of 9)

    Special Features

    • The making of Coriolanus
    • Feature commentary by director Ralph Fiennes


    Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut, Coriolanus, scripted by John Logan, updates one of Shakespeare's more difficult plays without sacrificing the Bard's original dialogue. Set in modern times, the movie stars Fiennes as the title character, a fierce General able to fight Rome's most dreaded enemies as well as quell civil unrest from a lack of food. When politicians convince Coriolanus to become a political leader, his natural fierceness and lack of political instincts lead to him being disgraced by other politicians and eventually forced to leave Rome after being branded a traitor. He then joins with his former enemies to invade Rome, and the only person who may be able to talk him out of this revenge plan is his mother (Vanessa Redgrave). The film, which features a portion of the play's dialogue transferred into the mouths of talking-heads on television news shows, played at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Ralph Fiennes
      Ralph Fiennes - Caius Martius 'Coriolanus'
    • Gerard Butler
      Gerard Butler - Tullus Aufidius
    • Brian Cox
      Brian Cox - Menenius
    • Vanessa Redgrave
      Vanessa Redgrave - Volumnia
    • Jessica Chastain
      Jessica Chastain - Virgilia

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