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Chimes At Midnight -blu
TitleChimes At Midnight -blu
Time111 mins
GenreComedy; Drama; History; Music; Opera
DirectorOrson Welles
FormatBlu-ray Disc
ActorJohn Gielgud as King Henry IV; Orson Welles as Sir John Falstaff; Jeanne Moreau as Doll Tearsheet; Fernando Rey as Worcester; Tony Beckley as Ned Poins; Andrew Faulds as Westmoreland; Margaret Rutherford as Mistress Quickly; Michael Aldridge as Pistol; Alan Webb as Shallow; Norman Rodway as Henry 'Hotspur' Percy; Julio Pe�a as Undetermined Role; Keith Pyott as Undetermined Role; Jose Nieto as Northumberland; Walter Chiari as Mr. Silence; Keith Baxter as Prince Hal
RatingNR (Not Rated)
CinematographyEdmond Richard
PlotThe career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413. The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's extraordinary film career, Chimes at Midnight was the culmination of the filmmaker's lifelong obsession with Shakespeare's ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff. Usually a comic supporting figure, Falstaff the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV's wayward son Prince Hal, here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, lumbering grace.
ProducerHarry Saltzman; Emiliano Piedra
WriterOrson Welles; William Shakespeare
Chimes At Midnight -blu