King Lear (Russian: Король Лир, translit. Korol Lir) is a 1971 Soviet drama film directed by Grigori Kozintsev, based on William Shakespeare's play King Lear. The Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich composed the score.

Librettist (Music to the film "King Lear" after Shakespeare directed by Grigori Kozintsev)
Date of composition 1970
Type Film score
Catalogue Op. 137
Instruments Orchestra
Autotranslations beta Dmitri Chostakovitch: King Lear, Op. 137
Dmitrij Šostakovič: King Lear, Op. 137
Dmitri Dmitrijewitsch Schostakowitsch: King Lear, Op. 137