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Intermission

Synopsis
Independent feature film. A community theatre production of Hamlet is set to open when the production loses its lead actor. The company then, unknowingly, brings in a madman actor, who is convinced he actually is Hamlet. Chaos ensues both on and off the stage and eventually spills out into the surrounding communities, after Hamlet leaves the theatre for the ‘real’ world. Hamlet, who speaks only in Shakespearean prose, enters the ‘rougher’ side of town and quickly finds himself in an altercation with a would be robber. That altercation then leads to the stunning finale. [Synopsis provided by IMDb user].
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2009
Duration
58 mins
Availability
No distributor known (4/2010)

Credits

Director
Girard Swan
Producer
Girard Swan; Justin Howard
Cinematographer
Shawn Lewallen
Screenplay
Girard Swan; Justin Howard
Cast
Girard SwanHamlet
Craig Alan EdwardsClaudius
Anne O’SheaGertrude
Jennah McKayOphelia
Cullen MossLaertes
Eric PerhalaBarnardo
Justin SmithHoratio
Stan LafontaineMarcellus

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Estimated budget $37,500.

Available for download from http://quickfilms.org (accessed 4/2010).

Production Company

Name

11-11 Films

Name

Swan Pictures

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