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Henry V


Henry V

Henry V


"Henry V" is a war drama movie released in 1944, directed by and starring Laurence Olivier. The movie is based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare and tells the story of the English king's victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. The movie explores themes of leadership, patriotism, and the brutality of war.

The movie features a powerful performance from Olivier as King Henry V, as well as appearances by Robert Newton and Leslie Banks. The story is a stirring portrayal of one of England's most famous kings and his legendary victory against overwhelming odds. The movie was released during World War II and was intended to boost morale and inspire audiences with its themes of courage and patriotism.

"Henry V" received critical acclaim and was a commercial success, grossing over $3 million worldwide. It was praised for its strong performances and its faithful adaptation of Shakespeare's play. The movie remains a classic and a testament to the enduring power of Shakespeare's works, as well as the ability of cinema to bring those works to life for new audiences.

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Anna Miko

Anna Miko enjoys writing more than reading books. But most of all she likes to write movie and series reviews. Being fond of classic cinema, she nevertheless is the author of many research works on contemporary visual arts. She also writes short essays on new movies and series helping others to navigate the world of modern cinema.

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