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Ophelia

Synopsis
Based on Lisa Klein’s novel of the same name, Daisy Ridley takes the title role in a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Hamlet through the eyes of the ill-fated heroine, Ophelia.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2019
Year of production
2018
Notes
Previewed at the Sundance Festival in January 2018, the film was picked up for distribution a year later and was scheduled to appear in US cinemas from June 2019.
Subjects
Film studies; Shakespeare
Keywords
monarchy; murder; suicide

Credits

Director
Claire McCarthy
Producer
Daniel Bobker; Ehren Kruger; Paul Hanson; Sarah Curtis
Cinematographer
Denson Baker
Writer
Lisa Klein
Editor
Luke Dunkley
Screenplay
Semi Chellas
Music
Steven Price
Production Design
David Warren
Costume
Massimo Cantini Parrini
Art Direction
Martin Vackár
Sound Design
Jay Price
Cast
Adriana Hercigonja 
Angela Nwagbo 
Anna Rust 
Booda 
Calum O’Rourke 
Clive Owen 
Daisy Head 
Daisy Ridley 
Devon Terrell 
Dominic Mafham 
George Mackay 
Issy Stewart 
Jack Cunningham-Nuttall 
Lenkja Olsanová 
Martin Angerbauer 
Mia Quiney 
Moore Stewart 
Naomi Watts 
Noel Czuczor 
Rupesh Tillu 
Sebastian De Souza 
Tom Felton 
Veronika Strapkova 

Production Company

Name

Covert Media

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Gem Entertainment

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