Henry V (1944) DVD9 NTSC
Audio: #1 Russian AC3 2.0 @ 128 Kbps; #2 English AC3 1.0 @ 192 Kbps;
#3 English (director's notes); #4 Russian AC3 1.0 @ 112 Kbps | Subs: English
DVD9 (VIDEO_TS) | NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | 02:19:37 | 7.69 Gb
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War | 6 wons (1 Oscar) & 4 nominations for Oscar | UK
In the inspired Olivier concept, Shakespeare's play begins as a performance in the Globe Theatre, shifting in broad cinematic terms to an epic narrative of Henry V, who had developed from a dissolute youth to a purposeful monarch. Proving his ability as a soldier and skillful leader, he unites the dissident factions in the English army and goes on to crush the French, against enormous odds, at Agincourt. Arranging a treaty with the French court, he woos Princess Katharine to whom he is formally betrothed as part of the peace agreement.