A controversial, modern retelling of Shakespeare's "Othello" that takes place in an exclusive boarding school where Odin James (Mekhi Phifer) is the star basketball player and sole black student. Odin's beautiful girlfriend, Desi (Julia Stiles), adores him, and his coach (Martin Sheen) loves him like a son. But jealousy drives the coach's real son, Hugo (Josh Hartnett), into an elaborate and deadly scheme to knock Odin off his exalted perch.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
19 Ratings
19 Ratings

64% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.1/10
  • Fresh 79
  • Rotten 45

Critics Consensus: Though well-intentioned and serious in its exploration of teen violence, O is an uneven experiment that doesn't quite succeed.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Imaginative, arresting Shakespeare retelling.

Information

Studio
Lionsgate
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© MMI Miramax Film Corp. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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