Richard II Movie Review 1979

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In the 14th century, a rebellion against even the most corrupt monarch was viewed as an uprising against heaven itself. When Richard defies tradition by disinheriting his successor, Bolingbroke, his actions leads to war. Part of the "Shakespeare Plays" series.


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Available on VHS
Running time 157 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Derek Jacobi, Jon Finch, John Gielgud, Charles Gray, Wendy Hiller, Richard Owens, Mary Morris, Charles Keating, Janet Maw, David Swift, Robin Sachs, Damien Thomas, Clifford Rose, David Dodimead, John Flint, Alan Dalton, John Barcroft, William Whymper, John Curless, Desmond Adams
Cedric Messina, Dr. Jonathan Miller, BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation)

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