Philip French of The Observer called it less successful than Branagh's previous Shakespeare adaptations. The acting across the board is top-notch, and unlike some other Shakespeare adaptations, they all sound completely natural reciting the dialogue. Club Leaders can rate films! How do Into Film Clubs work?
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Still, this is a gorgeously photographed and entertaining movie about love trumping material possessions every time.
As You Like It (2006)
Kenneth Branagh is in danger of becoming the next Kenneth Branagh, in a career likr serial self-replication as our last unstoppable screen Shakespearean. Youki Yamamoto as Duke Senior Man.
As You Like It is a film written and directed by Kenneth Branaghand based on the Shakespearean play of the same name. Hunter Killer Is Substandard. The actors all do very well with their parts and make sense of the script there is little actual verse in the play so it isn't a difficult one to follow but you can't help wishing that such a good cast were given a more substantial Shakespeare play to perform.
The climactic 'hey nonino' multiple wedding dance with all the women in kimonos belongs to something called Seven Brides for Seven Samurai.
Each British lady at the outpost covers her face modestly with a fan, and styles her hair reminiscently Japanese. Film Guide A film guide that looks at She's Ti Manexploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
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Energetic and entertaining, but it's like a long episode of an over-talky, out-of-control soap opera. Faced with As You Like It, one of the Bard's more tiresome plays, Branagh's direction loses conviction and his storytelling lacks the engaging enthusiasm of his ut Shakespeares.
Some critics praised the setting. Branagh has teased out every manly rivalry and preserved every hey-nonny-nonny of the kooks in the Forest of Arden, but slashed passages of the repartee that defines Rosalind.
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Sort reviews by Most recent Oldest first. It's elegant and Howard is very good. If only Branagh had pursued this style rather than the other. A film guide that looks at As You Like Itexploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion. This film has not been rated by a club leader yet. As You Like It Film poster. Shakespeare goes East in this sprightly version of the classic comedy directed by Kenneth Branagh, who transplants the action to a 19th-century Japan of samurai swords and stunning scenery.
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Iain Robertson as Duke Senior Man. Season yo DC's Legends of Tomorrow: It's not an unsuccessful adaptation. Be the first to rate this film. With a setting inspired by 19th Century Japan, director Kenneth Branagh adapts Shakespeare's lightest and most delightful comedy 'As You Like It,' a celebration of the enduring power of love in all its many disguises.
The Haunting of Hill House. Season 4 This Is Us: Others found it useless and irrelevant, since few of the characters are Japanese. The setting doesn't help the production. Bryce Dallas Howard as Rosalind. Black British actors play the de Boys brothers, Orlando and Oliver. Philip French of The Observer called it less successful than Branagh's previous Shakespeare adaptations.
Jothan Annan as Jaques de Boys.