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.
The was the first British film to be shot in 65mm since David Lean's Ryan's Daughter (1970), in which John Mills, was made in Ireland 26 years earlier. In the interim, Far and Away (1992) (also shot in 65mm in Ireland) was a Hollywood production on location.
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.
When Hamlet and Polonius are walking down a hallway discussing Hamlet's sanity, in one shot Hamlet is holding a skull mask, and in the next it's gone.
$148,321 (USA) (29 December 1996)
$4,414,535 (USA) (13 April 1997)
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