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PG-13| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
This version of the renowned comedic play finds the world of humans intersecting with the realm of magic. The lovely Hermia (Anna Friel) is to wed Demetrius (Christian Bale), but she truly cares for Lysander (Dominic West). Hermia's friend, Helena (Calista Flockhart), is in love with Demetrius, while other romantic entanglements abound in the woods, with married fairy rulers Titania (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Oberon (Rupert Everett) toying with various lovers and each other.

Cast: Kevin Kline , Michelle Pfeiffer , Rupert Everett , Stanley Tucci , Calista Flockhart , Anna Friel , Christian Bale , Dominic West

Director: Michael Hoffman

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: UGC-Fox Distribution, 20th Century Fox de Argentina [ar], 20th Century Fox, Gativideo, Buena Vista Home Entertainment [br], Fox, Filmes Castello Lopes [pt], Fox Home Entertainment [br]

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

Release Date: October 8th, 1999|1 hr. 56 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    A playful, sexy piece of work -- just what the Bard might have conjured up for a movie adaptation of his beloved spring-fever comedy. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    The major flaw, the clash of acting styles, is at least fascinating to observe. [14 May 1999, Life, p.8E] show more

  • 88
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    A thoroughly enjoyable piece of cinema that does credit to its director and cast. show more

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