As you like it

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Publisher:
HBO Video ;
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Language:
English
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Director Kenneth Branagh tackles the works of William Shakespeare for the fifth time in his career as a filmmaker with this adaptation of one of The Bard's most accessible works. Rosalind is the daughter of a banished duke, and lives among a community of Westerners living in 19th century Japan. When her father, the duke, is suddenly banished, the frightened girl is forced to flee for the Forest of Arden lest she risk being executed by her malevolent uncle. Joining Rosalind on her flight to the forest is her sympathetic cousin Celia, who helps to pass her incognito kin off as a man in order to avoid detection. Later, Rosalind's clever ruse begins to serve a dual purpose when she determines to use the disguise to gauge the devotion of Orlando, yet another exile, while making her way to the Forest of Arden. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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Grouping Title as you like it
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auth_author2 Blessed, Brian., Branagh, Kenneth., Garai, Romola, 1982-, Hofflund, Judy., Howard, Bryce Dallas, 1981-, Kline, Kevin., Lester, Adrian., McTeer, Janet., Molina, Alfred, 1953-, Moseley, Simon., Oyelowo, David., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
author2-role BBC Films., Blessed, Brian., Branagh, Kenneth., Garai, Romola,1982-, HBO Films., HBO Video (Firm), Hofflund, Judy., Howard, Bryce Dallas,1981-, Kline, Kevin., Lester, Adrian., McTeer, Janet., Molina, Alfred,1953-, Moseley, Simon., Oyelowo, David., Shakespeare Film Company., Shakespeare, William,1564-1616.As you like it., Warner Home Video (Firm)
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display_description Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede.
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subject_facet Comedy -- Feature, Comedy films, Courts and courtiers -- Drama, Drama, England -- Drama, Exile (Punishment) -- England -- Drama, Fathers and daughters -- Drama, Feature films, Jóvenes (Mujeres) -- Inglaterra -- Teatro, Male impersonators -- England -- Drama, Padre e hija -- Inglaterra -- Teatro, Romance -- Feature, Romantic comedy films, Video recordings for the hearing impaired, Women -- Feature, Young women -- England -- Drama
title_display As you like it
title_full As you like it [videorecording] / HBO Films presents in association with BBC Films, a Shakespeare Film Company production ; produced by Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund, Simon Moseley ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh
title_short As you like it
topic_facet Courts and courtiers, Exile (Punishment), Fathers and daughters, Jóvenes (Mujeres), Male impersonators, Padre e hija, Women, Young women
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