1989 ~ Henry V (as Boy)

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Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Produced by Bruce Sharman
Written by Kenneth Branagh, William Shakespeare (play)
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Brian Blessed, Paul Scofield, Emma Thompson, Michael Maloney, Richard Briers, Robbie Coltrane, Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Robert Stephens, Christian Bale, Geraldine McEwan
Editing by Michael Bradsell
Release date November 8, 1989
Running time 137 min
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Info & Plot

The still young king of England, intending to tax the english church, is sent off to war by the bishops to enforce the (doubtful) claim to France. The King, thus sure of devine blessing for his cause, wages war on the French all too proud in overpowing strength. After the Battle of Agincourt, the French King has to yield his daughter as a peace offering. In a bitter satire, this political marriage is then portrayed as the happy ending joining the two recent lovers.

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