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× ‘The King’: Interesting but not memorable

"The King" is a Netflix film adapted from Shakespeare's "Henriad." It chronicles King Henry V's (played by Timothe Chalamet) reluctant acceptance of the crown, and the wars and political machinations he has to deal with to rectify his father's (Ben Mendelsohn) debauched rule as king.

What's evident throughout is that director David Michd is attempting to stage a Shakespearean epic through a film…