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Let the Devil Wear Black

Synopsis
Feature film. A noir psychological thriller, loosely based on Hamlet, and set in modern-day Los Angeles. Jack (Penner), a troubled professional student, is convinced of treachery after the recent death of his wealthy father, especially when Uncle Sammy (Sheridan) decides to marry Jack’s mother (Bisset) with inappropriate speed. Jack becomes convinced his father’s death was at the hands of a conspiracy, while his girlfriend, Julia (Parker) become mentally unstable in the face of her own anxieties and Jack’s obsessions.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1999
Duration
95 mins

Credits

Director
Stacy Title
Producer
Matt Salinger
Cinematographer
Jim Whitaker
Screenplay
Jonathan Penner; Stacy Title
Music
Christopher Beck
Production Design
Alex Hammond
Art Direction
Catherine Tarver
Cast
Jonathan PennerJack Lyne (Hamlet)
Jamey SheridanCarl Lyne (Claudius)
Jacqueline BissetHelen Lyne (Gertrude)
Mary-Louise ParkerJulia Hirsch (Ophelia)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

New Moon Pictures

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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