Richard III (2008 film)

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Richard III
Poster of Richard III (2008 film).jpg
film poster
Directed by Scott M. Anderson
Produced by
Written by Scott M. Anderson
Based on Richard III
by William Shakespeare
Music by Penka Kouneva
Cinematography Ruben Russ
Release date
  • April 27, 2007 (2007-04-27) (World Fest Houston)
Country United States
Language English

Richard III is a 2008 crime drama film written and directed by Scott M. Anderson, set in contemporary Hollywood as a modern-day retelling of William Shakespeare's Richard III.[1][2][3]

Filming took place over a 3-week period in 2005, with post-production taking place during 2006.[4][5] The film's world premiere was April 27, 2007 at World Fest Houston[6] where it won Platinum Awards for 'First Feature Film' for Scott Anderson and 'Best Film Score' for Penka Kouneva.[5]




  • 2007, won Platinum Awards for 'First Feature Film' for Scott Anderson and 'Best Film Score' for Penka Kouneva[5] at the 40th Worldfest Independent Film Festival[6]

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  1. ^ Meyer, Nicholas (24 February 2014). "Who Cares if Movies Are Historically Accurate?". The Forward. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Connolly, Annaliese (2013). Richard III: A Critical Reader (illustrated, reprint, annotated ed.). A&C Black. pp. 159–160. ISBN 1472504968. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Driver, Martha W.; Ray, Sid (2009). Shakespeare and the Middle Age. McFarland. pp. 42–48. ISBN 0786434058. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Smith, Nancy Ganiard (30 May 2007). "All the World Is Scott Anderson’s Stage". Palisadian-Post. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c Moorhen, Wendy (2008). "Shakespeare’s Richard III: A new film production" (PDF). Ricardian Bulletin. p. 18. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 
  6. ^ a b staff. "40th Worldfest Independent Film Festival". Worldfest Independent Film Festival. Retrieved 3 May 2016. 

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