King of Texas Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for King of Texas the Movie

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Shakespeare's "King Lear" set in 1840s Texas with Stewart as John Lear, the patriarch rancher who gives his property to greedy daughters Susannah (Harden) and Rebecca (Holly) instead of to sweet daughter Claudia (Cox). Then the bad girls kick him out into the wilderness. Powerful performance by Stewart does the Bard proud.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on DVD
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Westerns, Modern Shakespeare, Plays to Film: William Shakespeare, Dads, Brothers & Sisters, Inheritance
Screenplay
Stephen Harrigan
Cast
Patrick Stewart, Marcia Gay Harden, Lauren Holly, Julie Cox, David Alan Grier, Roy Scheider, Colm Meaney, Matt Letscher, Steven Bauer, Patrick Bergin, Liam Waite
Cinematography
Paul Elliott
Director
Uli Edel
Music
John Altman
Producer
Hallmark Entertainment, Turner Network Television (TNT)

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