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King Lear

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Drama 19823h 5mOn: BritBox Kanopy 

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel, Lear's loyal courtier Gloucester favors his illegitimate son Edmund after being told lies about his faithful son Edgar. Madness and tragedy befall both ill-starred fathers.King Lear featuring Michael Hordern and Brenda Blethyn is streaming on BritBox, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (240 votes).

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#38,255 Ranked Movie

#70 Ranked in Movies on BritBox

#3911 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#21921 Ranked in Drama Movies

King Lear has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (240 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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