King LeoR (1996) is a documentary about the making of Leo de Berardinis’s King Lear
Leo de Berardinis (1939-2008) was an innovative director and actor of the Italian theatre of research. He combined Shakespeare with the local, Southern Italy (namely Neapolitan) folklore and cultural icons. The documentary shows moments of rehearsal for King Lear, interwoven with an interview of de Berardinis, where he talks about acting and rehearsing with the actors.
Directors of the documentary: Emiliano Battista, Patrizia Stellino, Silvia Storelli
Producer: Raffaele Rago