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Genre Drama
Running Time 90 min
MPAA rating PG (Adult Language, Adult Situations)
Release Date Jan 22, 1988
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King Lear

As the world recovers from the destruction of the Chernobyl disaster, William Shakespeare Jr. the Fifth (Peter Sellars) attempts to restore the human race's great works of art. His quest takes takes him to a hotel in Switzerland where he meets an old gangster (Burgess Meredith) and his daughter, Cordelia (Molly Ringwald). William's journey also leads him to encounters with an absurd professor (Jean-Luc Godard) and an unhinged filmmaker (Woody Allen).

Starring
Burgess Meredith Don Learo (uncredited)
Peter Sellars William Shaksper Junior the Fifth (uncredited)
Molly Ringwald Cordelia (uncredited)
Jean-Luc Godard Professor Pluggy (uncredited)
Woody Allen Mr. Alien (uncredited)
Norman Mailer Himself (uncredited)
Kate Mailer Herself (uncredited)

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