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Ophelia (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 28 June 2019 (USA)
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A re-imagining of Hamlet, told from Ophelia's perspective.

Director:

Claire McCarthy

Writers:

Semi Chellas (adaptation), Semi Chellas | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Naomi Watts ... Gertrude / Mechtild
Daisy Ridley ... Ophelia
Clive Owen ... Claudius
Tom Felton ... Laertes
George MacKay ... Hamlet
Daisy Head ... Cristiana
Sebastian De Souza ... Edmund
Anna Rust ... Young Mechtild
Dominic Mafham ... Polonius
Jack Cunningham-Nuttall ... Young Hamlet
Devon Terrell ... Horatio
Adriana Hercigonja ... Lady in Waiting
Issy Stewart ... Lady in Waiting
Mia Quiney ... Young Ophelia
Martin Angerbauer ... Guildenstern
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Storyline

As a rebellious and motherless child, Ophelia is taken into Elsinore Castle by Queen Gertrude as one of her most trusted ladies-in-waiting. Soon enough, Ophelia captures the affections of the young Prince Hamlet. A passionate romance kindles between the 2 in secret as the kingdom is on the brink of war amidst its own political intrigue and betrayal. When Hamlet's father is murdered and the prince's wits begin to unravel into an insatiable quest for vengeance, Ophelia sharply navigates the rules of power in Denmark all while struggling to choose between her true love and her own life.

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Vengeance Destroys Love. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence/bloody images, some sensuality, and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ophelia See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic See more »

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Gross USA:

$47,183, 11 July 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Clive Owen and George Mackay starred together in The Boys Are Back (2009) See more »

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6 April 2018 | by juneszahdiSee all my reviews

Absolutely loved it. Saw it at Sundance earlier this year. Was very impressed by the unique approach and very touched by the performances. This is a beautiful contribution to female empowerment in Hollywood as well. Must see for sure!


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