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Hamlet

Synopsis
Independent feature. "Bruce Ramsay’s film is a noirish adaptation of the Bard’s classic, stripped for speed and steeped in claustrophobic angst" [From publicity material]. Bruce Ramsay directs and takes the title role.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2014
Duration
87 mins
Availability
No distributor found (5/2014).

Credits

Director
Bruce Ramsay
Producer
Bruce Ramsay; Jacquie Gould; John Cassini
Cinematographer
Michael C. Blundell
Screenplay
Bruce Ramsay
Music
Schaun Tozer
Production Design
Paul Joyal
Costume
Jenni Gullett
Art Direction
Mheyah Bailey
Cast
Bruce RamsayHamlet
Peter WingfieldClaudius
Gillian BarberGertrude
Duncan FraserPolonius
Lara GilchristOphelia
Brent StaitRosencrantz
Haig SutherlandLaertes
John CassiniButler
Martin SimsGuildenstern
Russell RobertsGhost
Stephen LoboHoratio

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
1940s
Plays
Hamlet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Source: Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
History
Shown at the 2011 Vancouver Film Festival

Production Company

Name

Hamlet Productions

Sponsor

Name

Artfilms Europe

Email
info@artfilms.com.au
Web
http://www.artfilms.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 208 265 1752
Fax
+44 207 117 5174
Address
PO Box 71507
London
SE10 1BY
United Kingdom
Notes
Artfilms Europe is the European distributor of the collection of Contemporary Arts Media, Australia (previously known as Hush Video). The collection originally specialised in drama and the performing arts but has since widened its remit across the arts spectrum to include visual arts, design, architecture, new media and digital arts in its collection of over 5,000 titles. Separate subject catalogues, printed or online in pdf format, are available for theatre, dance, visual arts, film & cinema, new media, music, performance art and communication & culture. Sale on DVD or streamed on a pay-per-view or subscription basis from www.artfiflms-digital.com. From 2015, private users can subscribe via a digital site licence for £8 per month, allowing access to a selection of 300 - 400 films.

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