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DVD 011 267
A 21st century version of Shakespeare's drama set in modern day London. When political and racial considerations result in the promotion of British policeman John Othello to commissioner, his envious mentor and ostensible best friend, Ben Jago, plots to ruin him -- not only by disgracing him in the workplace, but also by undermining his marriage to the beautiful Dessie.
a co-production of LWT and WGBH Boston in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; screenplay by Andrew Davies ; produced by Anne Pivcevic and Julie Gardner ; directed by Geoffrey Sax.
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, c2002.
1 DVD (96 min.) : sound, color
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London Weekend Television, ltd
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Eamonn Walker, Christopher Eccleston, Keeley Hawes, Bill Paterson, Richard Coyle, Rachael Stirling.
Director of photography, Daf Hobson ; editor, Nick Arthurs ; music composed and conducted by Debbie Wiseman.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
A made-for-TV movie originally broadcast by ITV in 2001. Shown in the U.S. on Masterpiece theatre.
Special features: Production notes, cast filographies, scene index.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Film adaptations.
Othello (Fictitious character) Drama.