Measure for Measure Movie Review 1979

Information and Film Reviews for Measure for Measure the Movie

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One of Shakespeare's most controversial comedies dealing with the law of Vienna--a law where a sexual relationship between unmarried people is punishable by death. When the virginal Isabella's brother is condemned to die for the crime she is torn between her vows to God and her desire to save him. Part of the "Shakespeare Plays" series.


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Available on VHS
Running time 145 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comedy-Drama, Family, Religion
John McEnery, Kevin Stoney, Adrienne Corri, Frank Middlemass, Jacqueline Pearce, Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Colley, Tim Pigott-Smith, Christopher Strauli
Cedric Messina, Dr. Jonathan Miller, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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