Splendid adaptation of Shakespeare's dramatic play. Hamlet vows vengeance on the murderer of his father in this tight version of the four hour stage play. Some scenes were cut out, including all of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Beautifully photographed in Denmark. An Olivier triumph. Remade several times.
Home Vision Cinema, c/o Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste. 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, URL: http://www.homevision.com
Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 153 minutes.
Originally from British.
Oscars 1948: Actor (Olivier), Art Dir./Set Dec., B&W, Costume Des. (B&W), Picture; British Acad. 1948: Film; Golden Globes 1949: Actor--Drama (Olivier); N.Y. Film Critics 1948: Actor (Olivier).
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