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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

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
Harry LennixKing Henry IV
Amad JacksonPrince Henry (Hal)
Angus MacFadyenSir John Falstaff
Geno MonteiroHenry Percy (Hotspur)
Candice CokePistol
Heavy DRichard Scroop, Archbishop of York
Jeryl PrescottHenry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Kamani ShillingfordLord Hastings
Keir ThirusArchibald, Earl of Douglas
Keith DavidThomas Percy, Earl of Worcester
Kevin YarboroughEdmund Mortimer, Earl of March
Nick GillePoins
Sharon FergusonLord Mowbray
Terrell TilfordEarl of Westmoreland
Victoria Gabrielle PlattLord Chief Justice

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Gender-blind casting; racism; African-Americans

Notes

Notes
Estimated budget: $200.000.
History
Screened at the Indie Mmphis Film Festival 2013 and at the 49th Chicago International Film Festival 2013.

Production Company

Name

Triumvirate Pictures

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