|aThe tempest|h[videorecording] /|cAn Alliance Release, Touchstone Pictures and Miramax Films present ; a Miranda Films, Talkstory Productions, Artemis Films production, in association with Mumbai Mantra Media Limited, Prologue Films ; a Julie Taymor film ; screenplay by Julie Taymor ; produced by Julie Taymor, Robert Chartoff, Lynn Hendee, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Jason K. Lau ; directed by Julie Taymor.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 2009.
|aAdapted from the play by William Shakespeare.
|aSpecial features: Los Angeles rehearsal ; Raising the Tempest ; Audio commentary [with director Julie Taymor or Shakespeare experts: Virginia Vaughan & Jonathan Bate] ; Russell Brand rehearsal riff ; O mistress mine -- music video.
|aDirector of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; editor, Françoise Bonnot ; music, Elliot Goldenthal.
|aHelen Mirren, Russell Brand, Reeve Carney, Tom Conti, Chris Cooper, Alan Cumming, Djimon Hounsou, Felicity Jones, Alfred Molina, David Strathairn, Ben Whishaw.
|a"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge."--Container.