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Hamlet (1996) (William Shakespeare\'s Hamlet)

Hamlet                                  (1996)
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Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh
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9 years, 2 months ago at May 4 8:45
A little too long, but nonetheless it's a great movie!

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8 years ago at Jul 14 21:35
The sheer look and passion of the film are kind of amazing. It’s one of those films that looks and sounds so beautiful on DVD that I kind of ache to imagine what it looks like cinematically or at least on Blu-Ray. Branagh is effortlessly magnetic in this, giving power and emotion to scenes which should be rendered stoic by their cultural cache. He also delights in the wordplay of the character, ... read more

Prince of Denmark

7 years, 2 months ago at May 20 19:51
Since I never *really* read the play in print, I'm glad, especially glad, that I got to see the film version. They did a very good job with it, and, yeah, especially Kenneth Branagh.

I really do think 'Hamlet' is a good story...and I always kinda liked Hamlet.

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Release date: 25 December 1996
UPC: 780976908813
Tags: Shakespeare (14), Drama (10), Tragedy (4), (4), Adaptation (3), Crime (3), 1996 (3), Royalty (3), Ghosts (3), Based On A Play (3), Prince (2), Denmark (2), Romance (2), Based On Play (2), Historical (2), 1990s (2), Character Name In Title (2), Quotable (2), Medieval (2), Conspiracy (1)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 4 months ago

A good movie

“This is another movie I was eager to watch for ages. Seriously, I think it took me about 20 years to finally watch the damned thing. I have to admit that, even though I really wanted to see it after all this time, it was still worried about watching a 4 hour Shakespeare adaptation. Indeed, I managed to watch the huge director’s cut, also shot in 65mm (unfortunately, not on wide theater screen but on my own TV) , it was quite a marathon and, at the end, I have to admit that I was rather exhausted.  Still, we should praise Kenneth Branagh for providing the ultimate adaptation of one of the most famous plays written by William Shakespeare. Yes, it was the very first time that someone tried to adapt all the text and all the dialogues and even though the idea of getting 4 hours of non-stop S” read more