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Hamlet (1977)

Hamlet (Tony Meyer) suspects his uncle, King Claudius (Barry Stanton) has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, Gertrude (Dame Helen Mirren), but the Prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

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Celestino Coronado
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Cast

Cast overview:
Quentin Crisp ... Polonius
Helen Mirren ... Ophelia / Gertrude
Barry Stanton ... Claudius
Vladek Sheybal ... Player Queen / Lucianus / 1st Player
Tony Meyer Tony Meyer ... Hamlet / Laertes (as Anthony Meyer)
David Meyer David Meyer ... Hamlet / Laertes
Valentino Moon Valentino Moon
Sally Bentley-Leek Sally Bentley-Leek
Marina Saura
Innocentia Sorsy Innocentia Sorsy ... (as Inno Sorcy)
Jonathan O'Hara Jonathan O'Hara
Henry-Jean Henry-Jean
Kazimierz Janus ... (as Kazimir Janus)
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Hamlet (Tony Meyer) suspects his uncle, King Claudius (Barry Stanton) has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, Gertrude (Dame Helen Mirren), but the Prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 1977 (UK) See more »

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Mono

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Color
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Never given a general release in movie theaters, this version played in only very limited engagements, and was never released at all in the U.S. See more »

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4 January 2000 | by papajiggs1See all my reviews

Made on a shoe-string budget and now dated at nearly 25 years old, it is notable not only for Helen Mirren's performances in the doubled roles of Gertrude and Ophelia, but for its attempt to divide the part of Hamlet among cast members.


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