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A Winter's Tale


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"A Winter's Tale"
Excerpt from Act 5, Scene 3 : A chapel in PAULINA'S house.

Actors:Estelle Kohler (Paulina), Adrian Schiller (Leontes)

Clip length: 1 min 40 sec
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One man's moment of folly.
A family's sixteen years of pain.
But time and forgiveness will show them a better way.

Rated PG-13. Melodrama. Contains scenes of incomprehensible stupidity.

"You'll wanna hurl rocks at this guy!"
- D. Lama


Written between 1610 and 1611, in performance by May 1611

Published in 1623

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"A Winter's Tale" at
"Winter's Tale: Entire Play"

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"A Winter's Tale" at
"Shakespeare Resource Center - The Winter's Tale"

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