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Embrume, L’

Synopsis
French television drama adapted from the novel of the same name, a re-working of the Hamlet story in detective fiction.
Language
French (Standard)
Country
France
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
21 Sep 1980 at 20:35 (Channel: A2)
Duration
87 mins

Credits

Director
Jos e Dayan
Cinematographer
Bernard Dumont
Music
Alain Jomy
Production Design
Michel Francois
Costume
Pierre Cadot
Adaptor for Television
Henri Viard; Jos e Dayan; Malka Ribowska
Cast
Patrick BouchiteyHenri Elsen Jr (Hamlet)
François ChaumetteClaude Elsen (Claudius)
Malka RibowskaGerty Elsen (Gertrude)
Raymond HermantierPierre-Paul Pollon (Polonius)
Nathalie JadotFelly Pollon (Ophelia)
Etienne DraberCornil (Cornelius)
Georges WodVolmand (Voltemand)
Hubert LaurentInspector Marcellin (Marcellus)
Jean-Claude DreyfusRosen (Rosencrantz)
Maurice GarrelHenri Elsen Sr (Ghost)
Stéphane BouyStern (Guildenstern)
Yves BeneytonJean-Louis Pollon (Laertes)
Yves GaseInspector Cisco (Francisco)

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Mystery

Notes

General
Adapted from the novel of the same name by Henri Viard and Bernard Zacharias
Reviews
Abiteboul, Maurice. ‘Hamlet aujourd’hui: Du drame élisabéthain au roman policier moderne’ Caliban 23 (1986). pp. 27-40.

Production Company

Name

A2

Name

PRD (Paris)

Archive

Name

Institut National de l’Audiovisuel (INA)

Email
ina@ina.fr
Web
http://www.ina.fr External site opens in new window
Phone
+33-1-49 83 20 00
Fax
++33-1-49 83 25 80
Address
4, Avenue de l’Europe
F-94366 Bry sur Maine
Paris
France
Notes
Viewing of programmes archived by INA is at the Bibliotheque François Mitterand, Quai François Mauric, Paris 75013.

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