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Hamlet Act

Synopsis
An avant-garde, post-modernist film made at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee offering ‘a visual exploration of epistemological puzzles in Hamlet’.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1982
Duration
21 mins

Credits

Director
Robert Nelson
Screenplay
Joseph Chang
Cast
Dick BlauHamlet
Bob WhitneyPolonius
Dave FischerPlayer

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Hamlet

Notes

Reviews
Birringer, Jonannes ‘Rehearsing the Mousetrap: Robert Nelson’s HAMLET ACT’ in Shakespeare on Film Newsletter 9.1 1984 pp1+8. Gallop, Jane ‘Beyond the Mirror’ Wide Angle 7, nos 1-1 (1985).

Production Company

Name

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Film Department

Archive

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

Distributor (Hire)

Name

Canyon Cinema

Email
films@canyoncinema.com
Web
http://www.canyoncinema.com External site opens in new window
Fax
+1 0 415 876 2255
Address
145 Ninth Street
Suite 260
San Fancisco
California 94103, USA

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