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Hamlet(1996)

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  • Expanded Release in United States February 14, 1997
  • Expanded Release in United States February 28, 1997
  • Expanded Release in United States January 24, 1997
  • Released in United States December 1997
  • Released in United States June 1998
  • Released in United States May 1997
  • Released in United States on Video July 22, 1997
  • Released in United States Winter December 25, 1996
  • Shown at Cairo International Film Festival (Closing Night) December 1-14, 1997.
  • Shown at Cannes Film Fesival (out of competition) May 7-19, 1997.
  • Shown at International Film Festival of Festivals in St. Petersburg, Russia June 23-29, 1998.
  • Began shooting January 25, 1996.
  • Completed shooting April 13, 1996.
  • Five versions of the play have been done for television, including two "Hallmark Hall of Fame" specials (1953 and 1970); a 1982 special; a 1990 version of the Kevin Kline-directed play; and a 1993 animated HBO short.
  • Previous versions include five silents (France/1900, Denmark/1910, Italy/1910, United Kingdom/1913, Germany/1920) and a number of others directed by Franz Peter Wirth (Germany/1962), John Gielgud (USA/1964) which stars Richard Burton, Gregori Kozintsev (Soviet Union/1964), Tony Richardson (United Kingdom/1969), Celestino Coronado (United Kingdom/1976), "Hamlet Goes Business" directed by Aki Kaurismaki (Finland/1987), and Franco Zeffirelli (USA/France/Spain/1990) which stars Mel Gibson.
  • This version will feature the complete text of Shakespeare's play and is expected to run approximately four hours.
  • Expanded Release in United States January 24, 1997
  • Expanded Release in United States February 14, 1997
  • Expanded Release in United States February 28, 1997
  • Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Fesival (out of competition) May 7-19, 1997.)
  • Released in United States June 1998 (Shown at International Film Festival of Festivals in St. Petersburg, Russia June 23-29, 1998.)
  • Released in United States on Video July 22, 1997
  • Released in United States December 1997 (Shown at Cairo International Film Festival (Closing Night) December 1-14, 1997.)
  • Released in United States Winter December 25, 1996