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Richard III
(1995)
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Stars: Christopher Bowen, Edward Jewesbury, Ian McKellen, Bill Paterson, Annette Bening
Director: Richard Loncraine
Writer: William Shakespeare, Ian McKellen
Language: English
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Duration: 104

William Shakespeare's classic play is brought into the present with the setting as Great Britian in the 1930s. Civil war has erupted with the House of Lancaster on one side, claiming the right to the British throne and hoping to bring freedom to the country. Opposing is the House of York, commanded by the infamous Richard who rules over a fascist government and hopes to install himself as a dictator monarch.


Christopher BowenPrince Edward
Edward JewesburyKing Henry
Ian McKellenRichard III
Bill PatersonRatcliffe
Annette BeningQueen Elizabeth
Matthew GroomYoung Prince
John WoodKing Edward
Nigel HawthorneClarence
Maggie SmithDuchess of York
Kate Steavenson-PaynePrincess Elizabeth
Robert Downey Jr.Rivers
Tres HanleyAir Hostess
Tim McInnernyCatesby
Stacey KentBallroom Singer
Jim CarterLord William Hastings
Roger HammondArchbishop
Denis LillLord Mayor (as Dennis Lill)
Jim BroadbentBuckingham
Edward HardwickeStanley
Ryan GilmoreGeorge Stanley
Dominic WestRichmond
Donald SumpterBrackenbury
Kristin Scott ThomasLady Anne
Adrian DunbarJames Tyrell
Andy RashleighJailer in Tower
Marco WilliamsonPrince of Wales
Bruce PurchaseCity Gentleman
James Dreyfus1st Subaltern
David Antrobus2nd Subaltern
Trevor JonesComposer
Peter BiziouCinematographer
Paul GreenEditor
Genre: Drama
Media: DVD
Sound: 1
IMDb: 0114279