The Last Lear (2007)

Last Lear
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime N/A
Genres Drama, Foreign
Keywords filmmaking
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Rituparno Ghosh Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Utpal Dutt Source Material (from novel: "Aajker Shahjahan") 120786 4000002
Abhik Mukhopadhyay Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Arghyakamal Mitra Editor n/a 172 7000001
Shubho Shekhar Bhattacharjee Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Arindam Chaudhuri Producer n/a 3 3000001
Shefali Shetty Actor n/a 1 1000002
Arjun Rampal Actor n/a 1 1000003
Preity Zinta Actor n/a 1 1000004
Amitabh Bachchan Actor n/a 1 1000005
Jisshu Sengupta Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Veteran thespian, Harish Mishra, is gravely ill. The stress of a film shoot have left the old man in a coma. His co-star, Shabnam, is wracked with worry, but their director, Siddharth, refuses to visit his ailing star. In flashbacks, their story emerges. Siddharth wooed Harish from retirement. He wins the trust of the aged performer, who rages against the modern world from his quiet study. Sporting a silver mane, Bachchan trumpets the superiority of Shakespeare over anything cinema can create. And yet, he agrees to act in the film. As the outsider in the cast, Harish has disdain for movie fakery. His theater skills are so much grander. Standing on a hillside, he teaches Shabnam to project her voice clear across a valley to the next hill.
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