Shakespeare films: As You Like It

When:
26th January 2016 @ 20:30
2016-01-26T20:30:00+00:00
2016-01-26T21:00:00+00:00
Where:
Sands Films Studios
82 St Marychurch St
London SE16 4HZ
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sands Films Cinema
020 7231 2209

As You Like It (1992) |G | 117 min | Romance

As You like It

 

This is a Sands Films production, filmed in Rotherhithe!

It is a modern day adaptation of the play set in the London Dockland redevelopment of the 1990’s where being cast away in the wilderness is not interpreted as an idyllic experience but as social exclusion.

The younger of two sibling executives has usurped the power of his elder brother. Fearing retribution from this action, he plans to strike before being stricken, causing many around him to flee lest they soon meet untimely ends, hiding out in the industrial wastelands and abandoned waterfront territories. Orlando is one such displaced runaway, an angst-ridden youth due to an elder brother, Oliver, who has the family fortune and plots harm against him. Before fleeing, Orlando meets and falls for the usurping executive’s niece, Rosalind. Soon after, Rosiland must go into hiding as well, but disguised as a boy named Ganymede for protection. In the wastes Orlando and “Ganymede” meet up, but in that Orlando doesn’t recognize her, Rosalind/Ganymede maneuvers him into taking lessons from her/him by which to purge him of (test) his romantic folly. Among the newly homeless people, these are not the only two entering the trials of love and wooing

(Synopsis written by statmanjeff, IDMB)


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