The Tempest Movie

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Who's Involved:

Helen Mirren, Geoffrey Rush, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Reeve Carney, Djimon Hounsou, Jeremy Irons, Chris Cooper, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Lynn Hendee, Robert Chartoff, Julie Taymor

Release Date:

Friday, December 10, 2010 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 1 hr, 49 m

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The Tempest Plot: What's the story?

In Julie Taymor's version of "The Tempest," the gender of Prospero has been switched to Prospera. Shakespeare's play mixes romance with fraternal politics and the supernatural. As revised for the screen, it will center around Prospera (Mirren), her daughter Miranda (Jones) and a shipwrecked crew full of Prospera's enemies.

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Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Tempest?

A look at the The Tempest behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Julie Taymor last directed Across the Universe and My Life On The Road. The film's writer Julie Taymor last wrote The Glorias.


Julie Taymor


Robert Chartoff
Lynn Hendee
Julia Taylor-Stanley
Julie Taymor

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Production Timeline: When did the The Tempest come together?

On or about March 10, 2010 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about November 13, 2008 • The film was in Production status.

The Tempest Release Date: When was it released?

The Tempest was released in 2010 on Friday, December 10, 2010 (in 5 theaters . There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Tourist and Hemingway's Garden of Eden.
United States
December 10, 2010 Limited
December 10, 2010

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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