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Inspired by Shakespeare's play, a supernatural-thriller directed by Julie Taymor (Across the Universe, Frida). All-star cast includes Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Djimon Hounsou and Chris Cooper.
In this version, Prospero has been feminised to Prospera (Mirren), whose journey spirals through vengeance to forgiveness as she reigns over a magical island, cares for her young daughter, Miranda (Felicity Jones), and unleashes her powers against shipwrecked enemies.
- Julie Taymor (based on the play by William Shakespeare)
Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Rating: M contains offensive language
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