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Richard III: A Memoir of a King’s Love

Synopsis
Short. Set in post-apocalyptic England, the story revolves around the memoirs found on Richard III’s dead body at the battlefield of Bosworth. It delves into his imagination, showing his fantasies, aspirations, insecurities, hopes, dreams and ill founded love for Lady Anne within a country entrenched in war and crisis. The story is told through animation and live action.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2013
Duration
12 mins

Credits

Director
Jordan McGibney
Producer
Luke McGibney; Rebecca McGibney
Cinematographer
Neil Johnson
Writer
Luke McGibney
Music
Elizabeth Levine; Jorden Milnes
Production Design
Kieron Edwards; Lara deJager
Costume
Lara deJager
Cast
Jolie MyattLady Anne
Luke McGibneyRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Tina HarrisQueen Elizabeth

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Historical period
Future
Plays
Richard III
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); war

Notes

Notes
Streamed at http://vimeo.com/70548001 (accessed 11/2013)
General
A 2013 finalist in Filming Shakespeare, an online competition for short films sponsored by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Misfits Inc.

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