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Hamlet

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Original title
Hamlet
Year
Running time
135 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Franco Zeffirelli, Christopher de Vore (Theater: William Shakespeare)
Music
Ennio Morricone
Cinematography
David Watkin
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros. Pictures / Sovereign Pictures / Icon production
Genre
Drama
Movie Groups
Shakespeare: Hamlet
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Synopsis / Plot
When he hears that his father the king has died, Hamlet (Mel Gibson) returns home to Denmark. He finds that mother Gertrude (Glenn Close) has married his uncle Claudius who is now the new king and they are planning that Hamlet should be married to Ophelia. But the ghost of Hamlet's father appears to tell Hamlet that he was murdered by Claudius and Gertrude. Hamlet’s determination to avenge his father’s murder and the remarriage of his mother leads to an intricate tapestry of intrigue, introspection, deception, and death.
Awards
1990: Oscar: 2 Nominations (Best Art Direction and Costume Design)
1990: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film
1991: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Alan Bates)
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