Shakespeare in International Films

Global Shakespeare, a lecture by Arthur Horowitz (Theatre and Dance, Pomona College)
Thursday, March 31, 4:15-5:30pm, Honnold/Mudd Library Founders Room

Please join us as Professor Horowitz discusses representations and reinterpretations of Shakespeare's plays in international films. This lecture is an event in The Claremont Colleges' Spring 2016 celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy.

Many of the films he will discuss are available from Honnold/Mudd Library.

Available on DVD from Honnold/Mudd Library


  • Shakespeare Wallah (India, 1965)-- AV 5236

  • King Lear (USSR, 1970)-- AV 3747

  • Maqbool (Macbeth, India, 2010)-- AV 5607

  • Omkara (Othello, India, 2006)-- AV 4578

  • Haider (Hamlet, India, 2014)--AV 5944

  • Ye Yan: The Banquet (Hamlet, China, 2006)-- AV 5945
    (U.S. title: Legend of the Black Scorpion; Also available from Pacific Basin Institute, Pomona College: PB AV Ch 0431)

Available online though the Library's Kanopy subscription (Search by film title.)

  • The Bad Sleep Well (Hamlet, Japan, 1960)

  • Caesar Must Die (Julius Caesar, Italy, 2012)

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