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Coriolanus

Post by Rowan » Mon January 2nd, 2012, 5:17 pm

For those who are well-versed in the plays of Shakespeare, there is a new play that's been made into a movie: Coriolanus. Will post a link for the trailer when I can find it. It's release date is January 20, 2012.

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Post by SGM » Mon January 2nd, 2012, 8:17 pm

[quote=""Rowan""]For those who are well-versed in the plays of Shakespeare, there is a new play that's been made into a movie: Coriolanus. Will post a link for the trailer when I can find it. It's release date is January 20, 2012.[/quote]

I presume this is the Ralph Fiennes version?

I saw him do this on stage when the National (?) or pehaps it was the RSC, was operating briefly from the old film studios on the canal in Islington.

I thought he did a really good impression of Rigsby from Rising Damp -- and I wasn't the only one.

Shortly afterwards I saw in in Richard II at the same venue.

I came to the conclusion he was probably a better film than stage actor. But he might have got better.
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Post by Madeleine » Tue January 3rd, 2012, 10:23 am

Yep it's the Fiennes version.
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Post by Rowan » Tue January 3rd, 2012, 2:16 pm

Yes, this is the movie which stars Gerard Butler and Ralph Fiennes.

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Quite different than what I expected.

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Post by SGM » Tue January 3rd, 2012, 6:45 pm

[quote=""Rowan""]Yes, this is the movie which stars Gerard Butler and Ralph Fiennes.

Coriolanus Trailer

Quite different than what I expected.[/quote]

Well, as I said -- he is a better film actor. I just don't think I would pay to see him on stage again. But, then his performance in Schindler's List was quite exceptional.
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