Looking for Richard


1h 48m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Moving from New York's streets to London's reconstructed Globe Theater, and talking with everyone from strangers encountered by chance to scholars and celebrated actors, Al Pacino serves as the voluble, mercurial center of a film that interweaves commentary on Shakespeare with analysis of, rehearsal

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

Moving from New York's streets to London's reconstructed Globe Theater, and talking with everyone from strangers encountered by chance to scholars and celebrated actors, Al Pacino serves as the voluble, mercurial center of a film that interweaves commentary on Shakespeare with analysis of, rehearsals for, and key segments from, a film version of "Richard III."

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Expanded Release in United States November 1, 1996

Expanded Release in United States November 15, 1996

Expanded Release in United States November 8, 1996

Expanded Release in United States October 25, 1996

Released in United States Fall October 11, 1996

Released in United States January 1996

Released in United States November 1996

Released in United States October 1996

Released in United States on Video April 15, 1997

Released in United States September 1996

Shown at Boston Film Festival September 6-19, 1996.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 10-20, 1996.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 3-13, 1996.

Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (out of competition) November 8-17, 1996.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 4-20, 1996.

Feature directorial debut for Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino who previously directed the dramatic short "The Local Stigmatic" (USA/1990).

Al Pacino received the 1996 award for outstanding directorial achievement from the Directors Guild of America.

Pasquale Buba, William Anderson and Ned Bastille received the 1996 Eddie Award from the American Cinema Editors (ACE).

Released in United States January 1996 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Premieres) in Park City, Utah January 18-28, 1996.)

Released in United States on Video April 15, 1997

Released in United States September 1996 (Shown at Boston Film Festival September 6-19, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (Opening Gala) October 17-31, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 10-20, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 3-13, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 4-20, 1996.)

Released in United States Fall October 11, 1996

Expanded Release in United States October 25, 1996

Released in United States November 1996 (Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (out of competition) November 8-17, 1996.)

Expanded Release in United States November 1, 1996

Expanded Release in United States November 8, 1996

Expanded Release in United States November 15, 1996