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Kenneth Branagh's 1996 epic four hour long, full text film adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

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  • Jul 12, 2010
Good performances and faithful to the original play, but dragged.
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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Proving himself to be as ambitious as he is talented, if not more so, actor/director Kenneth Branagh (Henry V, Dead Again, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein) once again sets his sights upon the world of Shakespearean drama. This time the classically trained stage and film actor brings to life William Shakespeare's most celebrated dramatic play in an opulent, epic, and truly memorable motion picture. For the first time the play is presented in a film version with all of Shakespeare's original text …
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Director: Kenneth Branagh
Genre: Classics, Drama
Release Date: December 25, 1996
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Screen Writer: Kenneth Branagh
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2007
Runtime: 242 minutes (4 hours and 2 minutes)
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment
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