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Predstava Hamleta U Selu Mrdsu Donja

Alternative title
Village Performance of Hamlet, A
Synopsis
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 scenes in the drama.
Language
Croatian
Country
Yugoslavia
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1973
Duration
88 mins; 7972 feet
Availability
No archive copy found (2006)

Credits

Director
Krsto Papic
Producer
Sulejman Kapic
Cinematographer
Vjenceslav Oreskovic
Writer
Ivo Bresan
Music
Djelo Jusic
Production Design
Zeljko Sencic
Cast
Kreso Zidaric 
Milena Dravic 
Rade Serbedzija 
Zvonko Lepetic 

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Amateur theatre

Notes

Notes
Language: Serbo-Croatian.
History
Exhibited at the 1974 Berlin Film Festival where it was nominated for the Golden Berlin Bear.
Reviews
A review by Michael Jon Stoll, Film Quarterly, vol. 29, 4 pp 51-54 stresses the connection the director makes between the political and social structures in Hamlet and those of current Yugoslavia.

Production Company

Name

Jadran Film

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