GenreDocumentary, Drama Initial DVD releaseJune 19, 2007 CountryUnited States
Release dateOctober 11, 1996 (US) WriterWilliam Shakespeare (play), Al Pacino (narration), Frederic Kimball (narration) CastAl Pacino (Himself/Richard III), Winona Ryder (Herself/Lady Anne), Kevin Spacey (Himself/Earl of Buckingham), Alec Baldwin (Himself/Duke of Clarence), Aidan Quinn (Richmond), Harris Yulin (Himself/King Edward) Similar moviesAn Age of Kings, The Wars of the Roses, Romeo + Juliet, Macbeth, Robin Hood, The Hollow Crown: Henry V
TaglineA four hundred year old work-in-progress.
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Looking for Richard is a 1996 documentary film directed by Al Pacino. The film is Pacino's directorial debut. It is both a performance of selected scenes of William Shakespeare's Richard III and a broader examination of Shakespeare's continuing role and relevance in popular culture. The film was featured at the Sundance Film Festival in January 1996 and it was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.
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Pacino plays both himself and the title character. The movie guides the audience through the play's plot and historical background. Pacino and several fellow actors, including Penelope Allen and Harris Yulin, act out scenes from the play.
In addition, the actors comment on their roles. Pacino also features other actors famous for performing Shakespeare, such as Vanessa Redgrave, Kenneth Branagh, John Gielgud, Derek Jacobi, James Earl Jones, and Kevin Kline. Pacino includes interviews with Shakespeare scholars and ordinary people on the street.