Measure for Measure (1979)
Duration: 145 minuten
Alternative title: The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
Directed by: Desmond Davis
Stars: Kenneth Colley, Kate Nelligan, Tim Pigott-Smith
IMDb score: 7,5 (230)
Releasedate: 18 February 1979
Measure for Measure plot
Claudio, a young nobleman, is engaged to Juliet who becomes pregnant with him before their wedding. For this act of fornication he is punished by Angelo, the duke's replacement. Although Claudio is willing to marry her, Angelo sentences him to death. Claudio's sister Isabella gains an audience with Angelo and begs for mercy. In the end, Angelo offers her a deal: he will spare Claudio's life if Isabella sacrifices her virginity and surrenders to him. Based on a play by William Shakespeare from 1604.
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