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Hamlet ()

Gamlet (original title)
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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... See more »

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Cast

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Hamlet (as I. Smoktunovskiy)
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Claudius korol (as M. Nazvanov)
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Gertrude koroleva (as E. Radzin)
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Polonius (as Yu. Tolubeyev)
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Ophelia (as A. Vertinskaya)
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Horatio (as V. Erenberg)
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Laertes (as S. Oleksenko)
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Guildenstern (as V. Medvedev)
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Rosencrantz (as I. Dmitriyev)
Aadu Krevald ...
Fortinbras (as A. Krevald)
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Mogilshchik (as V. Kolpakov)
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Perviy akter (as A. Chekayevsky)
Rein Aren ...
Lucianus- vtoroy akter (as R. Aren)
Yuriy Berkun ...
Tretiy akter (as Yu. Berkun)
Ants Lauter ...
Svyashchennik (as A. Lauter)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
A. Andreev ...
Fleytist
Fyodor Fedorovskiy ...
(as F. Fedorovskiy)
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(voice)
Boris Ilyasov ...
Marcell (as B. Ilyasov)
Paul Kilgas ...
(as P. Kilgas)
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Telokhranitel korolya (as N. Kuzmin)
Bronislav Moreno ...
(as B. Moreno)
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(as A. Popov)
Vitali Shchennikov ...
(as V. Shchennikov)
Valeriy Ryazanov ...
Flute Player (uncredited)

Directed by

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Grigoriy Kozintsev

Written by

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Grigoriy Kozintsev ... (screenplay)
 
Boris Pasternak ... () (1941 Russian translation) (as B. Pasternak)
 
William Shakespeare ... (play "Hamlet")

Music by

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Dmitri Shostakovich ... (as D. Shostakovich)

Cinematography by

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Jonas Gricius ... (as I. Gritsyus)

Film Editing by

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Yevgeniya Makhankova ... (as Ye. Makhankova)

Production Design by

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Yevgeni Yenej ... (as Ye. Yeney)

Set Decoration by

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Georgiy Kropachyov ... (as G. Kropachyov)
Yevgeny Gukov ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Simon Virsaladze ... (as S. Virsaladze)

Makeup Department

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Lyudmila Eliseeva ... makeup artist (as L. Yeliseyeva)
Vasili Goryunov ... makeup artist (as V. Goryunov)

Production Management

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Mikhail Shostak ... production manager (as M. Shostak)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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I. Golynskaya ... assistant director
Valentina Kuznetsova ... assistant director (as V. Kuznetsova)
I. Mochalova ... assistant director
Iosif Shapiro ... co-director (as I. Shapiro)
I. Vishnevskaya ... assistant director (as Ye. Visnevskaya)

Art Department

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O. Skrypko ... sculptor
I. Zaytseva ... sculptor

Sound Department

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Boris Khutoryansky ... sound (as B. Khutoryanskiy)

Special Effects by

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Boris Mikhaylov ... combination shots art director (as B. Mikhaylov)
Georgiy Senotov ... combination shots operator (as G. Senotov)
Aleksandr Zavyalov ... combination shots operator (as A. Zavyalov)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Aleksandr Chechulin ... camera operator (as A. Chechurin)
Valeri Chumak ... camera operator (as V. Chumak)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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L. Moshkina ... costumer

Music Department

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Nikolay Rabinovich ... conductor (as N. Rabinovich)

Script and Continuity Department

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I. Gaikman ... script editor

Additional Crew

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Matvey Gukovskiy ... consultant (as M. Gukovsky)
Ivan Kokh ... fencing instructor (as I. Kokh)
L. Tarasyuk ... consultant

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Storyline

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Taglines Winner of Special Prize 1964 Venice Film Festival See more »
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Also Known As
  • Гамлет (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Hamlet (World-wide, English title)
  • Hamlet (United States)
  • Hamlet (France)
  • Amleto (Italy)
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  • 140 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Considered by John Gielgud and Kenneth Branagh to be the definitive screen adaptation of the play according to a New York Times profile of lead actor Smoktunovsky. See more »
Goofs During the first round of fencing between Hamlet and Laertes, there is a brief shot in which they are suddenly missing their vests. This occurs two minutes before the shot where they both remove their vests, in preparation for the second round. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Kino (1971). See more »

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