DVD365.net
Falstaff Chimes at Midnight (1965) artwork

Falstaff Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Tuesday 19th May 2015

To celebrate the centenary of Orson Welles' birth, Mr Bongo Films is delighted to announce the release of a brand new restored 50th Anniversary Edition of his masterpiece Falstaff Chimes at Midnight, released on DVD and Blu-ray on 29th June 2015.
Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud, Marina Vlady
Orson Welles
Mr Bongo
1 hour 56 minutes
29/06/2015

To celebrate the centenary of Orson Welles' birth, Mr Bongo Films is delighted to announce the release of a brand new restored 50th Anniversary Edition of his masterpiece Falstaff Chimes at Midnight, released on DVD and Blu-ray on 29th June 2015.

One of the most radical and groundbreaking of all Shakespeare adaptations, Chimes at Midnight was Orson Welles' favourite of his films and will be in cinemas from 1st May 2015 as part of the 100 years of Orson Welles celebrations. This will be followed by a DVD and Blu-ray release on 29th June 2015 alongside the first UK release of Welles' debut feature Too Much Johnson which was amazingly rediscovered and restored in the last decade on DVD and Blu-ray and the superb The Immortal Story starring Jeanne Moreau and Orson Welles on DVD.

On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of his royal duties. Hal (Keith Baxter), the young Prince, openly consorts with Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) and his company. Hal's friendship with the knight substitutes for his estrangement from his father. Both Falstaff and the King are old and tired; both rely on Hal for comfort in their final years, while the young Prince, the future Henry V, nurtures his own ambitions.

Welles gives a mesmerising performance as Falstaff, in a role that he was born to play, and stars alongside a fantastic cast including John Gielgud, Keith Baxter, JeanneMoreau, Fernando Rey, Margaret Rutherford and Ralph Richardson as the narrator. The film's harrowing war scenes have proven especially influential, cited in Kenneth Branagh's Henry V and Mel Gibson's Braveheart.

  • None or TBC

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

Cardinal artwork

Cardinal

DVD01/09/2017

A brand new darker than dark Canadian TV drama Cardinal is set to become the newest contender to the crown of mind-blowing foreign imports. This thrilling, chilling, Nordic-noiresque crime series, has ...
Land Of Mine artwork

Land Of Mine

DVD01/09/2017

Fast & Furious 8 artwork

Fast & Furious 8

DVDBDUHD30/08/2017

Cult of Chucky artwork

Cult of Chucky

DVDBD22/09/2017

Close Encounters of the ... artwork
Killing Hasselhoff artwork

Killing Hasselhoff

DVDBD31/08/2017

Warriors' Gate artwork

Warriors' Gate

DVD23/09/2017

From the minds behind Taken, The Fifth Element and The Karate Kid, Warriors' Gate, released on DVD 2nd October 2017 from Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment, is a thrilling martial arts fantasy adventure about a ...
All Eyez on Me artwork

All Eyez on Me

DVDBD19/09/2017

Tommy's Honour artwork

Tommy's Honour

DVD24/09/2017

A Kind Of Murder artwork

A Kind Of Murder

DVD24/09/2017

Game of Thrones artwork

Game of Thrones

DVDBD22/09/2017

Sleepy Hollow artwork

Sleepy Hollow

DVD21/09/2017

Cardinal

News01/09/2017

A brand new darker than dark Canadian TV drama Cardinal is set to become the newest contender to the crown of mind-blowing foreign imports. This thrilling, chilling, Nordic-noiresque crime series, has ...

The Emoji Movie

Features12/09/2017

The Emoji Movie unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favourite emojis live, hoping to be ...

Inferno

Features23/01/2017

Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist on a trail of clues ...
"In a good friendship, you only tell each other the good things."
Youth (2015)

Kung Fu Yoga

DVDBlu-Ray19/09/201798

Ghost in the Shell

DVDBlu-Ray29/08/201795

Alien Covenant

DVDBlu-Ray21/09/201791

Riviera

DVDBlu-Ray18/09/201789

Broken City

DVDBlu-Ray18/09/20173401

Fast Girls

DVDBlu-Ray24/09/20171504

The Ghost

DVDBlu-Ray19/09/20171399

Escape Plan

DVDBlu-Ray14/09/20171341

Racing Stripes

DVD20/09/20172204

Austin Powers

DVD19/08/20171278

The Simpsons

DVD08/09/2017762

#EatLocals available #DVD and #BluRay 30th October by Spirit Entertainment Limited
DVD365.net

Miss Sloane

DVDBD09/08/2017

Trust Me

DVD18/09/2017

Alien Covenant

DVDBDUHD23/08/2017

Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill