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Title:
Hamlet [videorecording]

William Shakespeare's Hamlet

Hamlet
Variant Title:
William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Author:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet
ISBN:
9781419849725
Edition:
Two-disc special ed.
Publication Information:
Burbank, Calif.: Warner Home Video, 2007.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (242 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title:
Hamlet [videorecording]
General Note:
Widescreen presentation.

Videodisc release of the 1996 film.

Special features include: Introduction by Director/star Kenneth Branagh ; Commentary by Kenneth Branagh and Shakespeare scholar Russell Jackson ; featurette "To be on camera: a history of Hamlet" ; 1996 Cannes Film Festival Promo ; Shakespeare movie trailer gallery.
Abstract:
Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
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Murder and violence, revenge and intrigue, sex and desire, paranoia and madness. The heady brew of passion and emotion that makes up Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet has intoxicated audiences of all ages. The story of the Prince of Denmark, who seeks revenge for his father's murder at the hands of his perfidious uncle, delves into fundamental issues about humanity and the nature of being.


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