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Biophilic

(4,078 posts)
Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:48 PM Jun 2021

Since we're talking about Shakespearean films I'd like to recommend 2.

Henry V with Laurence Olivier and Henry V with Kenneth Brangh. The interesting thing is how this same story was presented. Olivier's film was 1944 and made to assist the war effort. Brangh's film was 1968 and definitely anti-war. Same play different emphasis and presentation. I saw Olivier's film in Junior High and was instantly a fan. Never looked back. And I loved Brangh's film just as much.

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Since we're talking about Shakespearean films I'd like to recommend 2. (Original Post) Biophilic Jun 2021 OP
Love both but the Branagh version is my favorite...nt wcmagumba Jun 2021 #1
Yeah, loved both, but I'm a tied in the wool romantic so I'm stuck with Olivier's as my favorite. Biophilic Jun 2021 #2
The music is fabulous in that one. Scrivener7 Jun 2021 #3
It was designed to grab you and hold you throughout. It worked. nt Biophilic Jun 2021 #4
Henry V Goonch Jun 2021 #5
Midsummer's night dream Casady1 Jun 2021 #6

Biophilic

(4,078 posts)
2. Yeah, loved both, but I'm a tied in the wool romantic so I'm stuck with Olivier's as my favorite.
Wed Jun 2, 2021, 09:53 PM
Jun 2021

I just think it's so interesting that the same play could be presented with such different messages.

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