Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Director
Orson Welles

Main cast
Orson Welles; Jeanne Moreau; Margaret Rutherford; John Gielgud; Marina Vlady

Genres
Comedy, Drama, History

Description
The crowning achievement of Orson Welles’s later film career, Chimes at Midnight returns to the screen after being unavailable for decades. This brilliantly crafted Shakespeare adaptation was the culmination of Welles’s lifelong obsession with the Bard’s ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff, the loyal, often soused childhood friend to King Henry IV’s wayward son Prince Hal.


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