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Stage Russia: King Lear

Rated NR 170 min. 2018

Yury Butusov's brilliant, award-winning staging of King Lear tells us a story in which the collapse of a family, the collapse of a country, and the collapse of an individual are all connected to each other. In Shakespeare's classic work, Lear imagined himself to be God's equal - and so he divided his kingdom between his daughters just to see what

would happen. Featuring 4 time Golden Mask Award-winning actor Konstantn Raikin as


Film Credits

Director: Yury Butusov

Cast: Konstantin Raikin, Denis Sukhanov, Daniil Pugaev and Anton Kuznecov

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