Henry V (1989)

Henry V (1989)

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Kenneth Branagh's gritty 1989 adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France. Co-stars Derek Jacobi, Brian Blessed, Emma Thompson and Judi Dench.

1989Rating: PG-13137 minsUKBBC Films, Renaissance Films, Samuel Goldwyn Company
DramaWarHistorical

Henry V (1989) | Reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Mr. Branagh's Henry has psychological heft and intellectual weight.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

If Olivier gave us the glint of sunlight on armor and the wind roaring through the pennants and flags, Branagh gives us the rot, the mold, the wounds and the crusted blood underneath.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

There is a great deal of value in Branagh`s version, not least in his own lead performance as a soft, indefinite Henry who defines himself over the course of the play.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Branagh has made a hotblooded, lively and moving Henry V that speaks pertinently to a new generation.

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