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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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NR
Genre:
Drama
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Critic Reviews for Richard the Second

All Critics (3)

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

Full Review… | September 9, 2004
Movie Gurus

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

Full Review… | August 31, 2004
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Excellent adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy.

November 11, 2003
Film Threat

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