Tempest Poster

Release Date: August 13th, 1982

DVD Release Date: March 27th, 2007

PG|2 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Based on Shakespeare's famed play, this modern update finds American architect Phillip Dimitrius (John Cassavetes) splitting from his wife, Antonia (Gena Rowlands), and relocating to a Greek island. Joining him is his new lover, Aretha Tomalin (Susan Sarandon), and his daughter, Miranda (Molly Ringwald), as well as the island's only other resident, the reclusive Kalibanos (Raul Julia). Eventually more people arrive, and they just happen to be Antonia and her new boyfriend, with his son in tow.

Cast: John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Vittorio Gassman, Raul Julia, Molly Ringwald, Sam Robards, Paul Stewart

Director: Paul Mazursky

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: New York City, Amusing, Daughter, Wife, 1980s, Offbeat, Transformation


Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture