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Self Same Sky

Alternative title
Henry the Fourth Part Two
Synopsis
Independent low budget feature film based on Henry IV. Part II. Hal is a true depiction of the area in which he lives, repeatedly breaking the law with his fat, charismatic and often drunk friend, John Falstaff. Hal’s dad, Henry, has tried again and again to lend Hal a helping hand - it is a constant battle that dominates the fragile family. Whilst Henry is tirelessly fighting to adopt his young and vulnerable nephew, he receives some devastating news which threatens to rip the family apart. [Summary from the company publicity].
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2012
Duration
119 mins
Availability
No distributor known (5/2013).

Credits

Director
Michael Mannion; William Forster
Producer
Hannah Noah
Cinematographer
Guy Bennett; Jasmine Anderson
Screenplay
Jordan Dawes
Music
Ash Before Oak
Production Design
Any Penrose
Cast
Carl WhartonKing Henry IV
Marc RalphPrince Henry, later crowned Henry V
Junior DawsSir John Falstaff
Anthony PhillipsMorton
Callum MarshallPistol
Dereece GibsonBardolph
Erica ToughPeto
GuinnessPaige (Page)
James FrancisHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Jamie WilsonDoll Tearsheet
Liana MiddletonPoins
Mari BunnageSnare
Symone RobinsonNym
Ted HoldenWilliam (Lord Chief Justice)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Student productions; Gender reversal

Notes

General
Shot in East Midlands Summer Camp 2011. The film was shot entirely using DSLR cameras.

Falstaff’s page is hear called Paige and played by an untrained dog.

Production Company

Name

Co-operative British Youth Film Academy

Name

Inglenook Productions

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