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A review of much ado about nothing a movie by kenneth branagh

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  • He believes, with Claudio, in Hero's alleged infidelity, but is likewise earnestly sorry when he learns the truth;
  • Much Ado About Nothing The plot centres around Benedick Branagh and Beatrice Thompson , who are both content with their single lives, or so they think;
  • He solves crimes and misdeeds accidentally;
  • His men arrest Borachio and his conspiring friends;
  • As might be expected, Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson turn in sparkling performances;
  • An unrepentant Don John attempts to foil it, but unsuccessfully — the match is made.

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Much Ado About Nothing (United Kingdom/United States, 1993)

A lot or a little? The parents' guide to what's in this movie. Positive Messages The movie starts with a poem about not taking things too seriously "sigh not so. Characters play matchmaker with Beatrice and Benedict out of jest, but not mean-spiritedness.

The villain's biggest flaw seems to be that he's cranky in such a lovely Tuscan setting and wants to spoil others' happiness.

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But nobody's a particularly strong role model. Violence The fair lady faints after accusations of infidelity, and her betrothed is told she died of grief. Hero's father pulls her hair and slaps her in a rage and Claudio pushes her.

Much Ado About Nothing Review

Prisoners look ill-treated by incompetent guardsman. Sex Characters are clearly having sex near an open window, as seen from a courtyard; skin isn't shown, but a few thrusts are apparent.

Much Ado About Nothing

A few minutes into the film the large Italian baths are alive with activity; plenty of bare bottoms male and female in separate baths are visible amidst the undressing, playful splashing, and dressing. Characters shout accusations and call Hero "wanton" and that she "knows the heat of a luxurious bed. Two characters get stumbling drunk. What parents need to know Parents need to know that this very accessible Shakespeare adaptation gets the PG-13 rating because of a bunch of visible backsides in a jubilant bathing scene and a brief sex scene visible from afar you'll see a few thrusts but characters are clothed.

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