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FILM SYNOPSIS

12A As Live

RSC Live 2020 - Pericles

180 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Directed by:
Blanche McIntyre
Distributor:
Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date:
23/09/2020
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Genre:
Theatre;

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Shakespeare’s touching and hopeful tale of loss and reconciliation located in a familiar world of precarious journeys.

Forced to flee his native land, Pericles becomes a refugee at the mercy of sea and strangers. Scarred by the heart-breaking loss of family and home, he submits to the rhythms of the ocean in the hope of a miracle. Located in a familiar world of precarious journeys and treacherous alliances, this is Shakespeare’s touching and hopeful tale of loss and reconciliation.

Director Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC after her acclaimed Titus Andronicus (2017) and The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016).