28 year old Kenneth Branagh really reached for the stars with HENRY V, his cinematic directorial debut. Quite often, a young director falls on their backside in ones first attempt at making film. Luckily for us, Henry V is nothing short of a triumph.
Branagh's directorial approach is ambitious and confident. Filled with high excitement - quite an accomplishment when staging a 400 year old stage play told completely through dialogue. His visual style certainly are more film than stage play, and his screenplay adaptation tightens the story, even with the inclusion of a scene that w... read the rest.