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.
After his wife Rita's fatal car accident, Dave tries to raise his four children, helped by Rita's best friend Sarah. Things get complicated when mourning gives way to romantic feelings, while his kids remain sincere priority.
Alan and Tricia Hamilton are very happy. He's the head of a building firm and on top of his game. She's a part-time beautician and mother to their two sons. One day their perfect, if ... See full summary »
Andy De Emmony
In a place like Havana music is everywhere, but life is not so easy if you prefer funky rather than salsa or merengue. Sweet and tough, among tradition and refusals, Maria doesn't stop trying to win her little space on stage.
Luis Alberto García,
This one contains almost no dialogue, but is clever, touching, and funny. The acting is very good, especially considering the constraints of time and scope.
David Tennant especially shines as the Traffic Warden who might make you think twice about saying mean things next time you get a parking ticket.
The music, setting, and characters unite to create a piece of art that is harmonious and a treat for the eyes and ears. Extra little touches add a layer of clever creativity that elevates it from good to great.
I highly recommend this short. It is one of the best I have ever seen.
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