Hamlet

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 242 min
Murder and violence, sex and desire, paranoia and madness. The heady brew of passion and emotion that makes up Shakespeare's great tragedy is given a lavish new production by cinematic Bard-O-Phile Branagh.
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Murder and violence, sex and desire, paranoia and madness. The heady brew of passion and emotion that makes up Shakespeare's great tragedy is given a lavish new production by cinematic Bard-O-Phile Branagh.

Original Release

12/25/1996

US Release

12/25/1996

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Cast

(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kenneth Branagh

Writers

Kenneth Branagh, William Shakespeare

Cast

Kenneth Branagh Hamlet / Prince Hamlet
Derek Jacobi Claudius / King Claudius
Julie Christie Gertrude
Richard Briers Polonius
Kate Winslet Ophelia
Nicholas Farrell Horatio
Michael Maloney Laertes
Rufus Sewell Fortinbras
Robin Williams Osric
Gerard Depardieu Reynaldo
Timothy Spall Rosencrantz
Reece Dinsdale Guildenstern
Jack Lemmon Marcellus
Ian McElhinney Barnardo
Ray Fearon Francisco
Brian Blessed Ghost of Hamlet's Father
Billy Crystal First Gravedigger
Simon Russell Beale Second Gravedigger
Don Warrington Voltimand
Ravil Isyanov Cornelius

Producers

Editors

Neil Farrell

1997OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
1997OscarBest Art Direction-Set Decoration Nominated
1997OscarBest Costume Design Nominated
1997OscarBest Music, Original Dramatic Score Nominated
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