Gamlet (Hamlet)
Gamlet (Hamlet) (1964)

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered by Claudius, Hamlet's uncle. Claudius usurps the throne of Denmark, and marries Hamlet's recently widowed mother. Hamlet is tormented, haunted, and increasingly… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 24, 1964
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the better versions of Hamlet.

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Doug Cummings
Filmjourney

Kozintsev emphasizes the imprisoning moral architecture of Elsinore, not by obvious claustrophobic visuals, but by a rich, widescreen frame and purist, black-and-white imagery...

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Kozintsev's film is probably the most cohesive of the five [Hamlets].

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Elsinore's prince, via the great Soviet director Grigory Kozintsev. A devastating, extraordinary achievement.

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Striking Soviet imagery will send chills down your spine

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Robert Brogan
I recommend that others view this Russian Hamlet with very modest expectations. I did not find this version to live up to the rave reviews posted. When I put in… More
Janice :d
Perhaps the best and most captivating on-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Kenneth Branagh's performance blew me away!