About

An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. Prospera (a female version of Shakespeare's Prospero) is the usurped ruler of Milan who has been banished to a mysterious island with her daughter. Using her magical powers, she draws her enemies to the island to exact her revenge.

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Directed by

Julie Taymor

Written by

William Shakespeare (Theatre Play)
Julie Taymor (Screenplay)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

woman director spirit sword island sorcery storm banishment staff sorceress

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design Sandy Powell