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Richard the Second (2001)

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The Bard goes digital as independent director John Farrell brings William Shakespeare's +Richard the Second to the screen for the first time ever while simultaneously upping the creative ante by telling the digital video-shot tale in modern dress. Even in modern times Shakespeare's tale of political intrigue and a reckless king who loses it all still resonates powerfully, and with a cast that includes such emerging talents as Frank O'Donnell, Katina Delejade, Matte Osian, and Tom Turbiville, this film shows just how timeless the enduring playwright's words truly are.

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Like watching somebody's home video recording of a community theatre production . . .

September 9, 2004 | Full Review…

It's a powerful Shakespeare play that was well presented.

August 31, 2004 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Excellent adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy.

November 11, 2003 | Rating: 3.5/5

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