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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark ()


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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.

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Hamlet
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Gertrude
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Claudius
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Polonius
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Ophelia
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Laertes
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Ghost of Hamlet's Father
Robert Swann ...
Horatio
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Rosencrantz
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Guildenstern
Emrys James ...
First Player (King)
Jason Kemp ...
Second Player (Queen)
Geoffrey Beevers ...
Third Player (Lucianus)
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Player in the mime, King
Peter Richard ...
Player in the mime, Queen (as Peter Richards)
Terence McGinity ...
Player in the mime, Lucianus
Peter Burroughs ...
Player
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Player
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Fortinbras
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First Gravedigger
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Second Gravedigger
Paul Humpoletz ...
Marcellus
Niall Padden ...
Bernardo
Christopher Baines ...
Francisco
John Humphry ...
Voltimand
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Cornelius
Peter Gale ...
Osric
Raymond Mason ...
Reynaldo
Dan Meaden ...
Norwegian Captain
Iain Blair ...
Sailor
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Messenger
Michael Poole ...
Priest
David Henry ...
English Ambassador

Directed by

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Rodney Bennett

Written by

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William Shakespeare ... (play "Hamlet")

Produced by

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Cedric Messina ... producer

Music by

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Dudley Simpson

Film Editing by

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Dave Hillier

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Shirley Coward ... vision mixer

Production Design by

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Don Homfray

Costume Design by

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Barbara Kronig

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Pam Meager ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Fraser Lowden ... unit production manager

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Chick Anthony ... sound

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B.H. Barry ... fight arranger

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Jim Atkinson ... senior camera operator
Sam Barclay ... lighting technician

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Richard Croft ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Maggie Partington-Smith ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)

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David Lloyd-Jones ... music adviser
James Tyler ... mime music
William Walton ... composer: title music

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Alan Shallcross ... script editor

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Jeremy Ancock ... production assistant
Steve Finn ... assistant floor manager
Jill Reeves ... assistant to director
Anthony E. Smith ... assistant floor manager
John Wilders ... literary consultant
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

Hamlet comes home from university to find his uncle married to his mother, and his father's ghost haunting the battlements and scaring the watch. Then his father's ghost directs him to seek revenge. Written by Kathy Li

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Also Known As
  • The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (United States)
  • Hamlet
  • Хамлет (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Amlet (Greece)
  • Hamlet (Hungary)
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  • 210 min
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Trivia Sir Patrick Stewart played Sir Derek Jacobi's stepfather despite being two years younger. See more »
Goofs When the grave diggers have dug the grave, they lay planks upon the hole and upon those planks spread straps. Upon these planks and straps Ophelia's body is laid. However, when the burial proceeds and her body is put into the grave, the planks have strangely disappeared and Ophelia's dead body is lowered into the earth. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Shakespeare's Women & Claire Bloom (1999). See more »

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