British director Trevor Nunn returned to film Oct. 25 with a screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, starring Nigel Hawthorne, Ben Kingsley and Helena Bonham Carter. The former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (1968-86), and stage director of Sunset Boulevard, Cats, Les Miserables and many other major recent musicals, directed and is credited with writing the screenplay for Shakespeare's comedy about sexual obsession and hidden identity.
Producer Fine Line Features also did Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing and Hawthorne's The Madness of King George.
Nunn's previous film outing was 1985's Lady Jane, also starring Helena Bonham Carter.
-- By David Lefkowitz