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Henry V (1989)

Dir: Kenneth Branagh

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

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Romeo and Juliet (1968)

Dir: Franco Zeffirelli

Stars: Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, John McEnery, Milo O'Shea

When two young members of feuding families meet, forbidden love ensues.

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Hamlet (1996)

Dir: Kenneth Branagh

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

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O (2001)

Dir: Tim Blake Nelson

Stars: Mekhi Phifer, Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen, Josh Hartnett

An update of Shakespeare's 'Othello' with a young cast, set in an upper class prep school, & centered around basketball player Odin.

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Othello (1995)

Dir: Oliver Parker

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Irène Jacob, Nathaniel Parker

The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

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Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

Dir: Kenneth Branagh

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Kate Beckinsale

Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well.

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The Merchant of Venice (2004)

Dir: Michael Radford

Stars: Al Pacino, Joseph Fiennes, Lynn Collins, Jeremy Irons

In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.

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