Hamlet (1996)

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Writer: Kenneth Branagh

Release Date: 1996-12-25
Status: Released
Run time: 242 min / 4:2
Production Companies : Castle Rock Entertainment, Turner Pictures (I)
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America
Release Date: 1996-12-25
Status: Released
Run time: 242 min / 4:2

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Kenneth Branagh
as Prince Hamlet
Derek Jacobi
as King Claudius
Julie Christie
as Gertrude
Richard Briers
as Polonius
Kate Winslet
as Ophelia
Nicholas Farrell
as Horatio
Michael Maloney
as Laertes
Rufus Sewell
as Fortinbras
Robin Williams
as Osric
Gérard Depardieu
as Reynaldo
Timothy Spall
as Rosencrantz
Reece Dinsdale
as Guildenstern
Jack Lemmon
as Marcellus
Ian McElhinney
as Barnardo
Ray Fearon
as Francisco
Brian Blessed
as Ghost of Hamlet's Father
Billy Crystal
as First Gravedigger
Simon Russell Beale
as Second Gravedigger
Don Warrington
as Voltimand
Ravil Isyanov
as Cornelius
Charlton Heston
as Player King
Rosemary Harris
as Player Queen
Richard Attenborough
as English Ambassador
John Gielgud
as Priam
Judi Dench
as Hecuba
John Mills
as Old King Norway
Ken Dodd
as Yorick
Andrew Schofield
as Young Lord
Perdita Weeks
as Second Player
Tom Szekeres
as Young Hamlet


Writing William Shakespeare Theatre Play
Writing Kenneth Branagh Screenplay
Production David Barron Producer
Sound Patrick Doyle Original Music Composer
Camera Alex Thomson Director of Photography
Editing Neil Farrell Editor
Directing Kenneth Branagh Director
Production Simone Pereira Hind Casting
Production Vanessa Pereira Casting
Art Tim Harvey Production Design
Art Desmond Crowe Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Alexandra Byrne Costume Design
Production Iona Price Production Manager
Writing William Shakespeare Writer

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