The Resource Richard II

Richard II

Label
Richard II
Title
Richard II
Contributor
Actor
Distributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Deborah Warner’s staging of RICHARD II with Fiona Shaw as the king stirred up a significant critical controversy when it was presented in 1995 at the National Theatre, and then later in Salzburg and Paris. Among those who recognised its originality and strengths was the critic Paul Taylor who praised the ‘gripping, lucidly felt production’ and Fiona Shaw’s ‘dazzlingly disconcerting... deliberately uncomfortable, compelling performance.’ For the screen version, Deborah Warner and production designer Hildegard Bechtler re-imagined RICHARD II as an innovative drama that was shot over a fortnight using film techniques. Playing alongside Fiona Shaw is a distinguished cast including Donald Sinden (Duke of York), Richard Bremmer (Henry Bolingbroke), Julian Rhind-Tutt (Duke of Aumerle), Kevin McKidd (Harry Percy) and Paola Dionisotti (Duchess of York). A sumptuous and startling television film, this RICHARD II offers a unique interpretation of Shakespeare’s tale of a monarch’s downfall. Two decades on from its creation, Illuminations is delighted to release for the first time this landmark production on DVD as part of the Screen Plays series. Extras include Making RICHARD II featuring interviews with Deborah Warner and Fiona Shaw, in addition to a 16-page booklet of critical writing and stunning stills
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Illuminations Media in 2016
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Donald Sinden, Fiona Shaw, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Kevin McKidd, Paola Dionisotti, Richard Bremmer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Warner, Deborah
  • Sinden, Donald
  • Shaw, Fiona
  • Rhind-Tutt, Julian
  • McKidd, Kevin
  • Dionisotti, Paola
  • Bremmer, Richard
  • Illuminations Media (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theater
  • Drama
  • Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Richard II
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (128 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
12259623
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Richard II
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (128 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
12259623
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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