Film #20 of the Scavenger Hunt #3 Challenge!
Task #30. A film depicting medieval times!
While you can't deny that Henry V contains some great speeches, and in this particular case excellent performances and really impressive settings, it still remains a bit of a slog.
This is because ultimately it's about a King who goes to war and drags along his citizens because he believes that it's god's will he rule over France.
We have a lot of pretty violent history and this wasn't the first or last time we were at war with France, not by a long shot. So it really is down to Shakespeare's beautiful, stunning speeches; Hiddleston, Akrout, Lesser, Joseph and the rest of the rather…