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7.1
/10
116 Ratings

A Midsummer Night's Dream

United States, 1935
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Synopsis

William Dieterle and Max Reinhardt’s screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s whimsical play.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream Directed by William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1936 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography

1936 | 2 nominations including: Best Picture

Critics reviews

Judging by how overeager he is to play Lion, Moonlight, and Thisbe in the tragedy-within-a-comedy, after he’s just been cast as the male lead Pyramus, you get the sense that his Bottom is a thinly veiled self-portrait.
April 25, 2019
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