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So often when books or plays get made into movies the whole story is butchered and the final outcome is uninteresting This is not the case for A Midsummer-Nights Dream The movie A Midsummer-Nights Dream was extremely well acted out and had an entertaining plot that kept its viewers intrigued Its plot was fun and dream-like that kept its viewers entertained The story line and critical elements were well acted out exciting to follow Shakespeare created many parallels between this play and that of Hamlet Overall this was a very good movie one that I would definitely one that I would tell a friend about The action in A Midsummer-Nights Dream takes place in mythical Athens Theseus the reigning Duke has conquered the Amazons and has fallen in love with their beautiful queen Hippolyta As the play opens he tells us that their wedding is to take place in five days At this point Egeus a wealthy Athenian brings his daughter Hermia before the Duke Having fallen in love with Lysander a young man of whom her father disapproves Hermia has refused to marry Demetrius who is her fathers choice Demetrius had been in love with Hermias friend Helena but had abandoned her for Hermia The Duke tells Hermia that according to Athenian law she must marry Demetrius or die The other alternative is a life of chastity as a virgin priestess She has until the Dukes wedding day to decide After the other leave Hermia and Lysander determine to meet in a wood near the city the following night Then they plant to leave the city and go tot a place outside of Athenian jurisdiction where they can be married Helena promises to help the lovers and they leave When Demetrius returns Helena who is hopelessly in love with him tries to win his favor by telling him of Hermias plan to elope She is bitterly disappointed when Demetrius hurries away
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