Gamlet (Hamlet)
Gamlet (Hamlet) (1964)

At least the 22nd time William Shakespeare's most famous tragedy has been brought to the screen, Kenneth Branagh's film adaptation of Hamlet was the first to preserve Shakespeare's entire text, uncut and unabridged. Moving the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 31, 2006
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the better versions of Hamlet.

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Doug Cummings

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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Janice :d
Perhaps the best and most captivating on-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Kenneth Branagh's performance blew me away!