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Hamlet: Special Edition

1996 Rated PG-13 2hr 38m

Veteran Shakespearean actor Kenneth Branagh delivers a brooding performance as the Danish prince driven to madness by his father's death in this four-hour production of one of the Bard's finest plays, featuring cameos by several stars. Tormented by his father's ghost and enraged by his mother's plans to wed his uncle, Hamlet concocts a revenge plot that leaves the stage dripping with blood. Look for Billy Crystal, Robin Williams and Kate Winslet.

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Movie Details

Awards
1997 Academy Award®
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Art Direction nominee
Ratings
PG-13
Some violent images and sexuality
14
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 2.35:1

Subtitles

English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; introduction from Kenneth Branagh; director's commentary; featurette "To Be on Camera: A History with Hamlet"; documentary "Readiness Is All: The Filming of Hamlet"; 1996 Cannes Film Festival promo. This film spans two discs; both discs will be shipped to you simultaneously.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1

Subtitles

English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; trailer, Introduction by director/star Kenneth Branagh.