Kiss Me, Kill Me

Kiss Me, Kill Me

2 Episodes

Shakespeare’s seething tragedy of bigotry, envy, and rage receives a passionately independent adaptation from Orson Welles, then plays out again in a London jazz club in Basil Dearden’s modern spin on the drama.

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Kiss Me, Kill Me
  • Othello
    Episode 1


    Episode 1

    Directed by Orson Welles • 1952 • Italy, United States

    When a secret marriage is planned between Othello, a Moorish general, and Desdemona, the daughter of Senator Brabantio, her old suitor Roderigo takes it hard. He allies himself with Iago, who has his own grudge against Othello, and the two...

  • All Night Long

    Episode 2

    Directed by Basil Dearden • 1962 • United Kingdom

    Othello is translated to the world of sixties London jazz clubs in Basil Dearden's smoky and sensational All Night Long. Over the course of one eventful evening, the anniversary celebration of the musical and romantic partners Aurelius Rex (Pau...