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Ophelia

Synopsis
Independent fiction short. "T’o have seen what I have seen, see what I see!" (Hamlet Act 3 Sc i). The painting of Ophelia by John Everett Millais, is used as a metaphor for Kashmir, a country caught between two countries. Ophelia, caught in the political machine of the state and her deep love for Hamlet, is driven to suicide.
Language
English
Country
Australia; India
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2011
Duration
5 mins
Availability
No archive copy or distributor known (8/2011).

Credits

Director
Greta Mendez
Producer
Greta Mendez; Mat de Koning
Cinematographer
Mat de Koning

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Source: Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

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