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Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:48 PM

Since we're talking about Shakespearean films I'd like to recommend 2.

Henry V with Laurence Olivier and Henry V with Kenneth Brangh. The interesting thing is how this same story was presented. Olivier's film was 1944 and made to assist the war effort. Brangh's film was 1968 and definitely anti-war. Same play different emphasis and presentation. I saw Olivier's film in Junior High and was instantly a fan. Never looked back. And I loved Brangh's film just as much.

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Reply Since we're talking about Shakespearean films I'd like to recommend 2. (Original post)
Biophilic Jun 2021 OP
wcmagumba Jun 2021 #1
Biophilic Jun 2021 #2
Scrivener7 Jun 2021 #3
Biophilic Jun 2021 #4
Goonch Jun 2021 #5
Casady1 Jun 2021 #6

Response to Biophilic (Original post)

Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:50 PM

1. Love both but the Branagh version is my favorite...nt

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Response to wcmagumba (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:53 PM

2. Yeah, loved both, but I'm a tied in the wool romantic so I'm stuck with Olivier's as my favorite.

I just think it's so interesting that the same play could be presented with such different messages.

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Response to wcmagumba (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:54 PM

3. The music is fabulous in that one.

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Response to Scrivener7 (Reply #3)

Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:56 PM

4. It was designed to grab you and hold you throughout. It worked. nt

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Response to Biophilic (Original post)

Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:57 PM

5. Henry V

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Wed Jun 2, 2021, 10:00 PM

6. Midsummer's night dream

With Mickey Rooney as Puck.

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