Search results for "Julie Taymor"


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Across the Universe (2007) RT 53% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Feb 2008

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Jim Sturgess  •  Joe Anderson  •  Dana Fuchs

Frida (2002) RT 76% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Jun 2003

"Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Alfred Molina  •  Mía Maestro  •  Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Titus (1999) RT 68% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Titus Andronicus returns from the wars and sees his sons and daughters taken from him, one by one. Shakespeare's goriest and earliest tragedy.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Jessica Lange  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Matthew Rhys

Oedipus Rex (1993) RT Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Visually gripping and filled with corruption, murder and heartbreak, this film rendition of Stravinsky's opera-oratorio stars English tenor Philip Langridge in the title role, ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Philip Langridge  •  Jessye Norman  •  Bryn Terfel  •  Harry Peeters

Fool's Fire (1992)

A crippled dwarf is forced to become jester to a tyrannical king, but when the king abuses a beautiful dwarf with whom the jester is in love the jester plots a terrible revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
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The Tempest (2010) RT 30% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2011

An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. Prospera (a female version of Shakespeare's Prospero) is the usurped ruler of Milan who has been banished to a mysterious ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Felicity Jones  •  Reeve Carney  •  David Strathairn  •  Tom Conti

A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)

A film of the NYC stage production directed by Julie Taymor (Film also directed by Julie Taymor)  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Tina Benko  •  Zach Appelman  •  Olivia Bak  •  Marcus Bellamy

Mozart: The Magic Flute (2011)

Prince Tamino and Papageno are sent by the Queen of Night to save her daughter Pamina from the clutches of the evil lord Sarastro.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Julie Taymor
CAST:  Matthew Polenzani  •  Ying Huang  •  René Pape

Muse of Fire (2013)

Funny, passionate, exciting, and smart: ‘Muse Of Fire’ will change the way you feel about Shakespeare forever. This unique feature documentary follows two actors, Giles ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Dan Poole  •  Giles Terera
CAST:  Ian McKellen  •  Judi Dench  •  Mark Rylance  •  Ralph Fiennes

Magician (2014)

Combining extensive filmmaker interviews and rare archival footage, Chuck Workman’s documentary takes us through the life of one of cinema’s greatest masters: Orson Welles.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Chuck Workman
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Julie Taymor  •  Steven Spielberg




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