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FantasyDrama18+ (R)19791h 35m
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The Tempest (1979)

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Fantasy Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19791h 35m

Prospero, a potent magician, lives on a desolate isle with his virginal daughter, Miranda. He's in exile, banished from his duchy by his usurping brother and the King of Naples. Providence brings these enemies near; aided by his vassal the spirit Ariel, Prospero conjures a tempest to wreck the Italian ship. The king's son, thinking all others lost, becomes Prospero's prisoner, falling in love with Miranda and she with him. Prospero's brother and the king wander the island, as do a drunken cook and sailor, who conspire with Caliban, Prospero's beastly slave, to murder Prospero. Prospero wants reason to triumph, Ariel wants his freedom, Miranda a husband; the sailors want to dance.The Tempest featuring Peter Bull and David Meyer is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and free on Tubi. It's a drama and fantasy movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (1,071 votes).

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The Tempest has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (1,071 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Prospero, a potent magician, lives on a desolate isle with his virginal daughter, Miranda. He's in exile, banished from his duchy by his usurping brother and the King of Naples. Providence brings these enemies near; aided by his vassal the spirit Ariel, Prospero conjures a tempest to wreck the Italian ship. The king's son, thinking all others lost, becomes Prospero's prisoner, falling in love with Miranda and she with him. Prospero's brother and the king wander the island, as do a drunken cook and sailor, who conspire with Caliban, Prospero's beastly slave, to murder Prospero. Prospero wants reason to triumph, Ariel wants his freedom, Miranda a husband; the sailors want to dance.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 1h 35m

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Related Genres: FantasyDrama
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Available to watch on: Free ServicesKanopy
Original Release Date: Sep 13, 1979