Prospero's Books

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"A magician's spell, the innocence of young love and a dream of revenge unite to create a tempest."
  • R
  • 1991
  • 2 hr 9 min
  • 6.9  (6,238)

"Prospero's Books" (1991) is a film adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Tempest." It combines animation, dance, opera, and mime. Prospero himself is the narrator. He is an exiled magician whose plans for revenge against an enemy are complicated when his daughter falls in love with the enemy's son. His sprite, Ariel, sides with the daughter and tries to talk the wizard out of revenge.

Prospero's Books
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"Prospero's Books" (1991) is a film adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Tempest." It combines animation, dance, opera, and mime. Prospero himself is the narrator. He is an exiled magician whose plans for revenge against an enemy are complicated when his daughter falls in love with the enemy's son. His sprite, Ariel, sides with the daughter and tries to talk the wizard out of revenge.

Prospero's Books is a 1991 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 9 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9.

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  • Release Date
    1991
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 9 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (6,238)