Henry V (1989)

[pg]

United Kingdom 1989, 137 mins
Director: Kenneth Branagh

Adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, this gritty adaptation of Shakespeare's history play stars Branagh in the title role and features a cast of numerous prolific English actors, including Derek Jacobi, Emma Thompson, Paul Scofield, Alec McCowen, Judi Dench, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Holm, Brian Blessed, and Richard Briers. The film also marks an early performance by British actor Christian Bale.

We welcome Dr Paul Edmondson in conversation with invited guest speaker to introduce the film.