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Henry V (8-Nov-1989)

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Writer: Kenneth Branagh

From a play: The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare

Music Composed by: Patrick Doyle

Producer: Bruce Sharman

Keywords: Drama, British Royalty

Henry V consolidates his rule and commences a bloody invasion of France. Adaptation of one of William Shakespeare's most difficult plays is a crowning triumph for Branaugh, surpassing the noble effort by Laurence Olivier in Henry the Fift (1944). Branaugh received Oscar nominations for Best Actor and Best Director; the film won Best Costume Design.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Christian Bale
Actor
30-Jan-1974   The Dark Knight
Brian Blessed
Actor
9-Oct-1937   Prince Vultan of the Hawk Men
Kenneth Branagh
Actor
10-Dec-1960   British thespian
Richard Briers
Actor
14-Jan-1934 17-Feb-2013 Tom Good on The Good Life
Robbie Coltrane
Actor
30-Mar-1950   Hagrid in the Harry Potter films
Judi Dench
Actor
9-Dec-1934   Mrs. Brown
Ian Holm
Actor
12-Sep-1931   Time Bandits
Derek Jacobi
Actor
22-Oct-1938   Claudius on I, Claudius
Michael Maloney
Actor
19-Jun-1957   Notes on a Scandal
Alec McCowen
Actor
26-May-1925   English Shakespearean actor
Geraldine McEwan
Actor
9-May-1932   Mapp & Lucia
Paul Scofield
Actor
21-Jan-1922 19-Mar-2008 A Man For All Seaons
Robert Stephens
Actor
14-Jul-1931 12-Nov-1995 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Emma Thompson
Actor
15-Apr-1959   Howard's End
Michael Williams
Actor
9-Jul-1935 11-Jan-2001 Educating Rita

CAST

With
Christian Bale   ...   Boy
Kenneth Branagh   ...   Henry V
Brian Blessed   ...   Exeter
Richard Briers   ...   Bardolph
Robbie Coltrane   ...   Falstaff
Judi Dench   ...   Mistress Quickly
Richard Easton   ...   Constable
Ian Holm   ...   Fluellen
Geoffrey Hutchings   ...   Nym
Derek Jacobi   ...   Chorus
Charles Kay   ...   Canterbury
Alec McCowen   ...   Ely
Geraldine McEwan   ...   Alice
Michael Maloney   ...   Dauphin
Paul Scofield   ...   French King
John Sessions   ...   Macmorris
Emma Thompson   ...   Katherine
Daniel Webb   ...   Gower
Michael Williams   ...   Williams
Jimmy Yuill   ...   Jamy
Simon Shepherd   ...   Gloucester
James Larkin   ...   Bedford
James Simmons   ...   York
Paul Gregory   ...   Westmoreland
Fabian Cartwright   ...   Cambridge
Stephen Simms   ...   Scroop
Jay Villiers   ...   Grey
Edward Jewesbury   ...   Erpingham
Shaun Prendergast   ...   Bates
Pat Doyle   ...   Court
Robert Stephens   ...   Pistol
Harold Innocent   ...   Burgundy
Richard Clifford   ...   Orleans
Colin Hurley   ...   Grandpré
Christopher Ravenscroft   ...   Montjoy
David Lloyd Meredith   ...   Governor of Harfleur
David Parfitt   ...   Messenger
Nicholas Ferguson   ...   Warwick
Tom Whitehouse   ...   STalbot
Nigel Greaves   ...   Berri
Julian Gartside   ...   Bretagne
Mark Inman   ...   1st Soldier
Chris Armstrong   ...   2nd Soldier
Calum Yuill   ...   Child

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