Add your rating See all 7 kid reviews. Demetrius loves Hermia, but is loved by her friend Helena Calista Flockhart. When Hermia and Lysander run off together, Demetrius chases after them, with Helena chasing him.
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a play about love. All of its action—from the escapades of Lysander, Demetrius, Hermia, and Helena in the forest, to the argument between Oberon and Titania, to the play about two lovelorn youths that Bottom and his friends perform at Duke Theseus's marriage to Hippolyta—are motivated by love.
But A Midsummer Night's Dream is not a romance, in which the audience gets caught up in a passionate love affair between two characters.
It's a comedy, and because it's clear from the outset that it's a comedy and that all will turn out happily, rather than try to overcome the audience with the exquisite and overwhelming passion of love, A Midsummer Night's Dream invites the audience to laugh at the way the passion of love can make people blind, foolish, inconstant, and desperate.
At various times, the power and passion of love threatens to destroy friendships, turn men against men and women against women, and through the argument between Oberon and Titania throws nature itself into turmoil. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, love is a force that characters cannot control, a point amplified by workings of the love potion, which literally makes people slaves to love.
So even as A Midsummer Night's Dream makes fun of love's effects on both men and women and points out that when it comes to love there's nothing really new to say, its happy ending reaffirms loves importance, beauty, and timeless relevance.
How often theme appears:Filmed several times before, most famously with James Cagney as Bottom and Mickey Rooney as the Puck, this sumptuous version of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM manages to be both earthy and enchanted.
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a movie starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Paz de la Huerta, and Avan Jogia.
Mistaken identity, unrequited love, and the supernatural are combined in Shakespeare's classic set in the woods of Greece on a. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, love is a force that characters cannot control, a point amplified by workings of the love potion, which literally makes people slaves to love.
And yet, A Midsummer Night's Dream ends happily, with three marriages blessed by the reconciled fairy King and Queen.
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Enjoy all of your favorite and new movies and tv shows for free en Full HD, 4k. William Shakespeare's classic comedic love story A Midsummer Night's Dream is centered around magic — curses and fairies and sprites and potions carry the entire plot.
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