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H4

Synopsis
Independent feature which translates the Henry IV plays to contemporary Los Angeles to explore political struggles in the black community. Harry Lennix is King Henry.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2014
Availability
No archive copy or distributor known
Notes
Estimated budget: $200.000.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Gender-blind casting; racism; African-Americans

Credits

Director
Paul Quinn
Producer
Abina Dodeva; Art Olmos; Danny Green; Gil Bindelglas; Heather Ankeny; Mark Schwartz
Cinematographer
John Pedone; Tony Rudenko
Writer
William Shakespeare
Screenplay
Ayanna Thompson
Music
Nichols. Mark
Production Design
Lytel Young
Costume
Heather Capps
Cast
Amad Jackson 
Angus MacFadyen 
Candice Coke 
Geno Monteiro 
Harry Lennix 
Heavy D 
Jeryl Prescott 
Kamani Shillingford 
Keir Thirus 
Keith David 
Kevin Yarborough 
Nick Gille 
Sharon Ferguson 
Terrell Tilford 
Victoria Gabrielle Platt 

Production Company

Name

Triumvirate Pictures

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