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Io, Amleto

Alternative title
I, Hamlet
Synopsis
Comic parody. Hamlet meet’s his father’s ghost and discovers how his uncle killed his father. The Prince takes refuge until he can conquer his enemies and become King of Denmark. The film concludes with Hamlet marrying Ophelia and becoming President of the Republic.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1952
Duration
103 mins

Credits

Director
Giorgio Simonelli
Cinematographer
Domenica Scala
Screenplay
Erminio Macari; Mario Amendola; Ruggerio Macari
Music
Ferruccio Martinelli
Production Design
Arrigo Breschi
Costume
Anna Maria Feo
Cast
Erminio MacariAmleto (Hamlet)
Luigi PaveseClaudius (Claudius)
Franca MarziGertrud (Gertrude)
Giuseppe PorelliPolonio (Polonius)
Rossana PodestaOfelia (Ophelia)
Adriano RimoldiLaerte (Laertes)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

Macario Film

Archive

Name

Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia/Cineteca Nazionale/SNC

Email
scn@snc.it
Web
http://www.snc.it External site opens in new window
Phone
01-722941
Address
via Tuscolana 1524
00173 Roma
Italy

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