The Bard ... part one

Adaptations of Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet.
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Hamlet (1996)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing. (242 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ Branagh's faithful four-hour play of the Dane. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (1948)
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Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former king. (154 mins.)
“ Olivier's voiceover soliloquies are the stand-out in this film. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (1990)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge. (135 mins.)
“ Hamlet for the Mad Max generation. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (2000)
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Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder. (112 mins.)
“ Hamlet for the 21st century. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (1964)
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When the king of Denmark dies suddenly, his son, crown prince Hamlet, returns home to find that his uncle Claudius has usurped the throne and married Hamlet's recently widowed mother. Then, one night, Hamlet is visited by his father's ghost who commands him to avenge his murder at the hands of Claudius. (140 mins.)
“ The classic Russian version. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (1969)
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Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy... (117 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
“ The Round House production. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet at Elsinore (1964 TV Movie)
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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance. (170 mins.)
Director: Philip Saville
“ Recently released to DVD, this classic BBC version. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980 TV Movie)
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Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance. (210 mins.)
Director: Rodney Bennett
“ From BBC Shakespeare. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (1964)
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The highly successful 1964 Richard Burton Broadway production of "Hamlet", deliberately staged in the style of a "dress rehearsal", but performed in front of a live audience. (191 mins.)
“ Starring Burton, directed by Gielgud. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (2000 TV Movie)
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The classic Shakespeare tragedy is revisioned in America at the turn of the 20th Century. Campbell Scott (Singles... (178 mins.)
“ American version with Campbell Scott. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)
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The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer. (180 mins.)
Director: Gregory Doran
“ Dr Who plays the Dane. ” - didi-5
 
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Hamlet (1921)
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Danish silent movie-star Asta Nielsen formed her own production company to make this film, in which... (131 mins.)
“ Hamlet as a woman. ” - didi-5