Nobody shines in this movie...
This adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear features an ambitious yet struggling British boxing promoter who has his dream bout arranged -- his own son is fighting a fearsome black American. His son does not handle the situation well, and things get even worse when the cops arrive, to arrest his son for involvement in illegal underground fights. Next thing, we are into a revenge flick not too distant from that famous Caine vehicle, the original ''Get Carter''.
98 minutes, No persons under 16 (Language, Violence)
Where's it showing?
Michael Caine, Martin Landau, Frances Barber, Frank Harper, Andy Serkis, Claire Rushbrook, Daniel Webb
|Screenplay||Scott Cherry, based on a play by William Shakespeare|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital|
|Produced by||Geoff Reeve Films, Visionview, Wisecroft Ltd.|
|South African Media|
|The Star ||12|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||5|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Adam Nayman||5|
|Average .. 44%||9|
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