|  Buy to Own: 01/09/2010
  |  103 min
Rated U by the BBFC
Othello Film Poster


Sergei Yutkevich won the Best Director Award at Cannes in 1956 for this Russian version of Shakespeare's domestic tragedy, in which Othello (Sergei Bondarchuk) is led by his ensign Iago (Andrei Popov) to believe that his wife Desdemona (Irina Skobotseva) has been unfaithful to him with his Lieutenant Cassio (Vladimir Soshalsky). Released from the stage into the beautiful Soviet landscape this version is renowned for its production design.