The Tempest (1998) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Tempest (1998)





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This adaptation of the classic Shakespearean tale of an exiled ruler who happens to be a very powerful magician is set in a pre-Civil War Mississippi bayou, with the main characters as powerful slaveowners instead of heads-of-state.


Peter Fonda
as Gideon Prosper
John Glover
as Anthony Prosper
Eddie Mills
as Frederick Allen
Dennis Redfield
as Willy Gonzo
Rachel Crouch
as Young Miranda
Jon Huffman
as Gen. Grant
Tom Nowicki
as General Sherman
Rhoda Griffis
as Sophie Dupree
Lonnie Hamilton
as Old Ariel
Alex Van
as Lead Raider
Charles Lawlor
as General Pemberton
David Dwyer
as Sheriff
Robert C. Treveiler
as Union Sentry
Rob Petit
as Union Sentry
Don Shanks
as Overseer
Dallas Miller
as Field Slave
John LaPorte
as Surgeon
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

This Tempest actually does have mildly interesting things to say about loyalty and freedom, about servitude and patriarchy, about reconciliation and even separation anxiety.

February 1, 2018 | Full Review…

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