Prospero's Books


Release Date: November 15, 1991
Running Time: 120 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Box Office: $1,056,034.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama


Set between 1599 and 1611, Prospero, a former Duke of Milan, has been exiled to an island far from Europe. By studying the 24 books he was allowed to take with him, he has transformed the island into a civilized kingdom. But Prospero also has magic powers with which he hopes to wreak revenge on the enemies who banished him.


John Gielgud

Michel Blanc

Kenneth Cranham

Mark Rylance

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