Monday, January 28, 2008

Compare and contrast: St. Crispin's Day II

And now Branagh's version - he lacks the superbly reedy, almost clarion voice of Olivier, but more than compensates with a direct, man-to-man attack that somehow communicates the grimness of the coming task. See "Deconstructing Harry," below, for a consideration of the current Actors' Shakespeare Project version of the play.

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