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R| 1 hr. 51 min.

Plot Summary
This is a modern retelling of the classic tale of a young fimmaker in New York City (Ethan Hawke) struggling with the weight of a production company called Denmark Corp. following the death of his father, including dealing with those who would deprive him of his "crown."

Cast: Ethan Hawke , Kyle MacLachlan , Sam Shepard , Diane Venora , Bill Murray , Liev Schreiber , Julia Stiles , Karl Geary

Director: Michael Almereyda

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

Hamlet (2000)

Release Date: May 12th, 2000|1 hr. 51 min.

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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    As for Scott, his rather wry interpretation is competent, but neither daring nor insightful enough to arouse any great passion. show more

  • 88
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    You can tell this is a smart take on Hamlet from the first wordless opening shots. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The cast is similarly impressive; they're American through and through, and thankfully refrain from affecting anything remotely resembling a British stage accent. show more

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