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  1. Komiser Sekspir (2001 Film)

    aka: Commissar Shakespeare

    Director
    Sinan Cetin
    Producer
    Sinan Cetin; Semil Cetin

    Turkish feature film directed by Sinan Cetin. When he learns that his only daughter Su has Leukaemia, police officer Cemil (Kadir Inanir) sets up a theatre in his police station in the hope of winning a TV...

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  2. To die or Not to die (2015 Television)

    Series
    Brokenwood Mysteries, The
    Director
    Murray Keane

    New Zealand crime drama. In this episode the lead actor in an amateur production of Hamlet dies on stage just at the end of the play. Detective Mike Shepherd investigates a case of cyanide poisoning. The...

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  3. Cured Hams (1927 Film)

    Series
    Gold Medal Comedies
    Director
    George Jeske

    Comedy short concerning a disastrous performance of two vaudeville actors (Will and Will Not) at a small provincial theatre. Among their acts is one in which they play the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet...

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  4. Hamlet, We wsi Glucha Dolna (1987 Film, Television)

    aka: Hamlet in the Middle of Nowhere

    Director
    Olga Lipinska

    Made for television film. The play is set in the late 1940s, and tells the story about an official in a small mountain village and his attempt to put on a production of Hamlet. It was interpreted as a sharp...

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  5. Predstava Hamleta U Selu Mrdsu Donja (1973 Film)

    aka: Village Performance of Hamlet, A

    Director
    Krsto Papic
    Producer
    Sulejman Kapic

    Feature film based on the play by Ivo Bresan. The president of the peasants’ collective celebrates the anniversary by producing Hamlet. As rehearsals continue, the peoples’ lives develop parallel to...

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  6. Bromo and Juliet (1926 Film)

    Director
    Leo McCarey
    Producer
    Hal Roach

    Slapstick comedy short. When the Chase family are trying to come up with ideas for a charity variety show for missionaries they decide to stage scenes from Romeo and Juliet with Madge as Juliet and Charley...

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  7. Zvezdi V Kosite, Salzi V Ochite (1977 Film)

    aka: Stars in Her Hair, Tears in Her Eyes

    Director
    Ivan Nitchev
    Producer
    Boris Hadzhiev

    Feature film about a troupe of travelling players in Bulgaria at the turn of the twentieth century. The players give performances to the poor in rural areas; when the company becomes state-owned with a...

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  8. When Macbeth Came to Snakeville (1914 Film)

    Director
    Roy Clements

    Comedy western. The world’s greatest tragedian is due to perform at Snakeville’s Opry House. The Tank Town troupe arrives and stays at Slim’s (Potel) boarding house. Slim’s wife Sophie (Joslin) is...

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  9. Mister Cinders (1934 Film)

    Director
    Friedrich Zelnik
    Producer
    Walter C. Mycroft

    Feature film musical comedy concerning a male Cinderella who wins the heart of an American heiress. Features a village production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in rehearsal and shambolic performance (Hermia...

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  10. Adoulotoi Sklavoi (1946 Film)

    Director
    Vion Papamihalis; Marios Ploritis

    Feature film. On the eve of World War II in Athens, a group of young people have established a theatrical group, planning to stage A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The outbreak of war, however, changes...

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