This is Rattle: Henry V (PG)

17 September 2017
Cinema 1
‘Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead!’

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in his 1989 film adaptation of Shakespeare’s history play, which ruminates on the burden of kingship against the backdrop of the Hundred Years’ War.

Sir Simon Rattle conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in Patrick Doyle’s sumptuous score, which provides a rousing accompaniment to some of the most inspiring oratory in the history of English literature.

UK 1989 Dir Kenneth Branagh 135 min

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