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Release Date:
1962 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Directed by
Franz Peter Wirth 
 
Writing credits
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William Shakespeare  play "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark"
Franz Peter Wirth  teleplay

Produced by
Hans Gottschalk .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rolf Unkel 
 
Cinematography by
Kurt Gewissen 
 
Film Editing by
Adolf Schlyssleder 
 
Production Design by
Gerd Richter 
 
Costume Design by
Gerd Richter 
 
Production Management
Lutz Hengst .... production leader
Helmut Ringelmann .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frank Guthke .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Rudolf Möller .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Boris Goriup .... camera operator
Hermann Gruber .... camera operator
Rudolf H. Jakob .... camera operator
 

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Also Known As:
"Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark" - West Germany (original title)
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Runtime:
152 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Riffed in Mystery Science Theater 3000, season 10, episode 9.See more »
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Anachronisms: When Hamlet is at Ophelias grave and shouts "I loved Ophelia" the person holding him down has a modern plaster (band-aid) on his finger. It is only briefly visible as the person hides this finger for the rest of the scene. In the same scene it can be seen that Hamlet has metal grommets on the cuffs of his jacket.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Hamlet (1947) (TV)See more »

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Does director Paul Verhoeven appear in this TV movie?
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Not really that bad., 31 October 2002
Author: John_Agar

While not to everyone's tastes, I actually prefer the dreary tone of this production. I prefer this over the one Gibson was in, at any rate. The dark and sparse sets give you a real sense of Hamlet's brooding mind.

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