Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007.
Two-disc special ed. ; widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (242 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
In English, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French or Spanish.
Title from container.
Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Billy Crystal, Gerard Depardieu, Charlton Heston, Derek Jacobi, Jack Lemmon, Rufus Sewell, Robin Williams, Kate Winslet.
Producer, David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh ; director of photography, Alex Thomson ; editor, Neil Farrell ; music, Patrick Doyle ; "In pace" performed by Placido Domingo.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violent images and sexuality.
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Special features: Introduction by director/star Kenneth Branagh; commentary by Kenneth Branagh and Shakespeare scholar Russell Jackson; new digital transfer from original 70mm elements; featurette "To be on camera: a history with Hamlet"; 1996 Cannes Film Festival promo; Shakespeare movies trailer gallery.
MW, 1-08; 2-12(rpl)
William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Hamlet (Motion picture : 1996)
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