PG-13 | | Drama
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Derek Jacobi who plays Claudius in this film, played Hamlet in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980). He admitted that he had some difficulty with the role of Claudius as he kept thinking Hamlet's lines. Simon Russell Beale has also played Hamlet on stage.
My lord I will take my leave of you.
Hamlet: You cannot sir, take from me anything I would more willingly part withal. Except my life. Except my life
Hamlet: Except my life.
Polonius: Fare you well, my lord.
Hamlet: These tedious old fools.
Gertrude and Claudius are standing in different positions depending on the shot.
$148,321 (USA) (29 December 1996)
$4,414,535 (USA) (13 April 1997)
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