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Hamlet

Synopsis
US low budget independent film directed by Simon Bowler with David Melville as Hamlet. Publicity asserts ‘Shakespeare’s Hamlet - Dogma style’. A heavily cut text performed on a bare set.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2009
Duration
77 mins

Credits

Director
Simon Bowler
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
David MelvilleHamlet
Michael Keith GordonClaudius
Bernadette SullivanGertrude
Schwartz David NathanPolonius
Melissa ChalsmaOphelia
Danny CampbellGhost
Danny CampbellGravedigger
Danny CampbellPlayer King
Darrel GuilbeauRosencrantz
Darrel GuilbeauMarcellus
Heyden AdamsPlayer
Heyden AdamsLaertes
Jennifer MeffordMessenger
Jennifer MeffordPlayer Queen
Matt HurleyOsric
Matt HurleyBarnardo
Matt HurleyGuildenstern
Sean PritchettHoratio

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Source: Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Estimated budget: $100,000.

Production Company

Name

Symbolic Pictures

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
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