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Richard III

Synopsis
Low-budget independent feature film produced by a Brighton-based film collective. The play is transferred to warring gang factions of a notorious contemporary Brighton housing project.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2005
Duration
54 mins
Availability
No distributor found (2006).

Credits

Director
Maximilian Day
Producer
Jamie Martin; Maximilian Day
Writer
William Shakespeare
Screenplay
Maximilian Day
Cast
John RackhamKing Edward IV
Janet MayDuchess of York
John PlummerPrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Jason WingGeorge, Duke of Clarence
Andrew TiernanEarl of Richmond
Angelina SzostakClarence’s daughter
Archie HineYoung Prince
Caroline Burns CookeQueen Elizabeth
David MartinSir Richard Ratcliffe
Des McGonagleKeeper of the Tower
Dominic McChesneyLord Rivers
Jamie MartinRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Judy CareyQueen Margaret
Leo CareyMurderer (1)
Lily HineYoung Prince
Lorraine WoodleyLady Anne
Matthew BeggsMurderer (2)
Michael BowlbyLord Mayor of London
Richard HawleyLord Hastings
Russell MartinMarquis of Dorset
Tony PiggottSir James Tyrrel
Troy WestonSir Robert Brackenbury
Zoe HineMistress Jane Shore

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Estimated budget £2,000.
Awards
Best Director Award at the 2005 Portobello Film Festival.

Production Company

Name

Red Film

Email
info@redfilm.co.uk
Web
http://www.redfilm.co.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Brighton Media Centre
21 Old Steine
Brighton
BN1 1EL

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