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Richard III (Blu-ray)

$29.95
UPC:
8.11956E+11
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Director Richard Loncraine (The Missionary) gives us a cinematic version of Ian McKellen’s heralded 1990 National Theatre stage performance as the vile but fascinating Richard III (1995). Updating Shakespeare’s most entertaining history play to the 1930s, the filmmakers offer a slick-haired fascist Richard, disturbingly recognizable as one of our ambitious own, coldly, pleasurably eliminating his enemies and scooping up the widow (Kristin Scott Thomas) of one victim even as she’s burying him. Also starring Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, Robert Downey Jr., Nigel Hawthorne, John Wood and a redoubtable pair of Downton-ites, Maggie Smith and Jim Carter.

Starring: Ian McKellen, Annette Bening, Jim Broadbent, Robert Downey Jr., Nigel Hawthorne, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith

Directed By: Richard Loncraine

Written By: William Shakespeare, Ian McKellen, Richard Loncraine

Score By: Trevor Jones

Language: English

Video: 1080p High Definition / 2.35:1 / Color

Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD MA

Subtitles: English SDH

Theatrical Release: 1995

Runtime: 104 Minutes

Rating: R (Violence and Sexuality)

Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)

Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Original Theatrical Trailer

Genre: Drama

Limited Edition of 3,000 Units