A Midsummer Night's Dream
- 1 hr 56 min
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a movie based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name. The movie stars Christian Bale, Anna Friel, Calista Flockhart, Dominic West, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, and Stanly Tucci. The story revolves around four lovers who love is thwarted first by a father's command and then by a magic portion. In the movie, Helena acted by Calista Flockhart is in love with Demetrius played by Christian Bale. He is supposed to marry Hermia, played by Anna Friel, but she is in love with Lysander, played by Dominic West. Hermia and Lysander escape into the forest in their desire to be together and Demetrius and Helena follows finding themselves, unbeknownst to them, in a fight between opposing fairies, King Oberon and Queen Titania, who are played by Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Everett. King Oberon servant Puck, played by Stanley Tucci, makes a magic potion that makes a person fall in love with the next person they see. The human lovers get some of the magic potion and wackiness ensues.