Henry V. Kenneth Branagh (dir.). CBS-Fox, 1989.
Henry also exerts control over the situation by exerting control over himself. He has already rejected his old companions from his wild youth. He does this absolutely and without looking back. Then he does not hesitate to treat every problem that arises in the most logical manner. The execution of the traitors, the responses to the Dauphin's taunts, and the question of ransom are all treated without excessive anger. He may be angry, but this is not the basis of his response. Each case is dealt with in the manner that will do the most good for and cause the least harm to his cause. He acts firmly and without hesitation (which is also important as proof that he is not the wild young man he used to be) and in doing so demonstrates his complete devotion to the cause--regardless of any possible personal cost to himself.
over France, but it also tends to lower resistance among the people. For an army deep inside the enemy's territory it is important that it not find itself forced to fight for every scrap of food and save itself for more important battles. Another important aspect of his planning is that he makes his move all or nothing. By goi