Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead


1h 58m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Witty comedy centering around two minor characters in Shakespeare's "Hamlet," based on Stoppard's 1967 hit play.

Film Details

Also Known As
Rosencrantz et Guildenstern sont morts
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Completion Bond Company Inc; Odyssey/Cinecom International Films; Pinewood Studios, Ltd.
Distribution Company
CINECOM; CINECOM INTERNATIONAL FILMS/NOVA ENTERTAINMENT; Amlf; Cinecom International Films; Filmax International; Hobo Film Enterprises; Nouvelles Editions de Films; Nova Entertainment; Nova Entertainment; Penta Distribuzione; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Location
Zagreb, Yugoslavia; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

Witty comedy centering around two minor characters in Shakespeare's "Hamlet," based on Stoppard's 1967 hit play.

Crew

Zorislav Augustic

Production Accountant

Emanuel Azenberg

Producer

Marina Barac

Assistant Editor (Yugoslavia)

Roderick Barron

Camera Operator

Rosana Besednik

Other

Peter Biziou

Director Of Photography

Danijel Bjondic

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Zoran Blazevic

Location Manager

Zoran Blazevic

Assistant Director (Yugoslavia)

Peter Bloor

Gaffer

Ivica Boban

Mime Choreography

Josip Boljkovac

Auditor

Zlatko Bourek

Puppet Master

Michael Brandman

Producer

Marsha S Brooks

Legal Counsel (For Michael Brandman And Emanuel Azenburg)

Zoran Budak

1st Assistant Director (Yugoslavia)

Vlado Buzolic

Other

Atun Cackovic

Other

Michael A Carter

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Peter Casey

Generator Operator

Vlado Ceh

Electrician (Yugoslavia)

Petyer Cotton

2nd Assistant Director

Petyer Cotton

Production Consultant (London)

Simon Cowper

2nd Assistant Editor

Joe Curtin

Construction Manager

Scott Dewees

Production Accountant (Los Angeles)

Diana Dill

Script Supervisor

Thomas R Distler

Legal Counsel (For Michael Brandman And Emanuel Azenburg)

Vedran Djerek

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Boris Dmitrovic

Production Supervisor

Tanja Dragojlov

Other

Nenad Drljaca

Swing Gang

Richard Dunford

Dialogue Editor

Tonka Duplancic

Wardrobe Assistant (Yugoslavia)

Maria Dziewulska

Makeup (Yugoslavia)

Vaughn Edwards

Production Designer

Sarah Ellis

Assistant Dialogue Editor

Monica Eskenazi

Editing Trainee

Ricky Farns

Special Effects

Velinka Ficor

Production Coordinator

Goran Filipovic

Assistant Transportation Manager

Goran Filipovic

Production Runner (Yugoslavia)

Tomislav Fogec

Boom Operator (Yugoslavia)

Magdalen Gaffney

Makeup

Ante Gaspar

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Nic Gaster

Editor

Brian Gulland

Additional Music

Drago Habazin

Wardrobe Master (Yugoslavia)

Zeljko Hren

Caterer (Yugoslavia)

Ivo Husnjak

Art Direction (Yugoslavia)

Austin Ince

Music Engineer

Charles Ireland

2nd Assistant Editor

Doreen Jones

Casting

Susan V Kalinowski

Hairstyles (Richard Dreyfuss)

Mark Kaplan

Production Staff (Los Angeles)

Marijan Karoglan

Special Effects (Yugoslavia)

Branko Knez

Other

Eddie Knight

Bestboy Electrician

Rolf Konow

Stills

Louis Kramer

Sound Recording Mixer

Sabri Lariani

Assistant Construction Manager

Marko Lasic

Props Buyer

Drago Ljubic

Key Grip (Yugoslavia)

Kreso Ljubic

Stage Hand

Tomic Ljubic

Stage Hand

Zeljko Luter

Props Buyer

Sveto Madzarevic

Other

Colin Manning

Grip

Vicki Manning

Production Coordinator (London)

Tihomir Marcijus

Gaffer (Yugoslavia)

Tomica Marcijus

Grip (Yugoslavia)

Josip Marsic

Electrician (Yugoslavia)

Josip Matausic

Grip (Yugoslavia)

David Mccall

Special Effects

Goran Mecava

Other

Iris Merlis

Co-Producer

Stanley Meyers

Music

Yelena Mihalic

Costume Supervisor (Yugoslavia)

Andreane Neofitou

Costume Designer

Igor Nola

Unit Manager (Yugoslavia)

Eamonn O'keeffe

Other

Mladen O+bolt

Set Dresser

Ross Patton

Production Staff (Los Angeles)

Nenad Pecur

Construction Coordinator (Yugoslavia)

Miro Pogelsek

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Dragutin Poldrugac

Special Effects Assistant (Yugoslavia)

Dubravka Premar

Assistant Editor (Yugoslavia)

Graham Preskett

Additional Music

Ivana Primorac

Makeup (Yugoslavia)

Stuart Reid

Generator Operator

Sasa Rendulic

Other

Thomas J Rizzo

Executive Producer

Michael Roberts

Camera Operator

Stephen Rose

Hairstyles

Stefanija Rosso

Hairstyles (Yugoslavia)

Ante Rozic

Other

Dubravko Scherr

2nd Assistant Director (Yugoslavia)

Mario Scherr

Transportation Manager (Yugoslavia)

Jupiter Sen

Dubbing Editor

Zdenko Sertic

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Igor Sestric

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Ivica Siprak

Props

Helen Smith

Assistant (To Andreane Neofitou)

Otto R Snel

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Anne Sopel

Assistant Editor

Louise Stephens

Executive Producer

Zeljko Stimac

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Tom Stoppard

Play As Source Material

Tom Stoppard

Screenwriter

Boris Tadej

Props

Kevin Tayler

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Nenad Teresak

Bestboy Electrician (Yugoslavia)

Ferid Terzic

Construction Buyer (Yugoslavia)

Dubravko Topol

Electrician (Yugoslavia)

Goranka Trgovec-greif

Assistant Editor (Yugoslavia)

Mladen Vragovic

Driver (Yugoslavia)

Bill Westley

1st Assistant Director

Patrick Whitley

Co-Producer

Bronwyn Wolfe

Assistant Dubbing Editor

Zeljko Zebec

Wardrobe Master (Yugoslavia)

Nina Zeckovic

Other

Zdravko Zorman

Swing Gang

Film Details

Also Known As
Rosencrantz et Guildenstern sont morts
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Production Company
Completion Bond Company Inc; Odyssey/Cinecom International Films; Pinewood Studios, Ltd.
Distribution Company
CINECOM; CINECOM INTERNATIONAL FILMS/NOVA ENTERTAINMENT; Amlf; Cinecom International Films; Filmax International; Hobo Film Enterprises; Nouvelles Editions de Films; Nova Entertainment; Nova Entertainment; Penta Distribuzione; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Location
Zagreb, Yugoslavia; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States February 20, 1991

Released in United States March 15, 1991

Released in United States on Video August 14, 1991

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States February 10, 1991

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) September 4-15, 1990.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 4-11, 1990.

Shown at Orlando International Film Festival April 26 - May 5, 1991.

Shown at Miami Film Festival (closing film) February 10, 1991.

Directorial debut for British playwright Tom Stoppard, who won the Golden Lion at the 1990 Venice Film Festival. Richard Dreyfuss replaced Sean Connery, originally set to play the role of the "Player King." Roger Rees was originally set to play Guildenstern. Robert Lindsay was set to play Rosencrantz.

Broadcast over PBS on "Great Performances" April 22, 1992.

Completed shooting February 24, 1990.

Began shooting January 8, 1990.

Released in United States Winter February 8, 1991

Released in United States February 20, 1991 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States March 15, 1991 (Chicago)

Released in United States on Video August 14, 1991

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) September 4-15, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 4-11, 1990.)

Released in United States February 10, 1991 (Shown at Miami Film Festival (closing film) February 10, 1991.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at Orlando International Film Festival April 26 - May 5, 1991.)

Released in United States Winter February 8, 1991