Baby Simon Sinclair as Player. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. Glenn Close as Gertrude. Claudius is upset by the production and leaves to arrange for Hamlet’s murder. Who Has the Advantage? I absolutely think Gibson gives the best “to be or not to be” speech in all the Hamlet adaptations I’ve seen.
Richard Warwick strsaming Bernardo. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Pamela Sinclair as Player. Still, while I can appreciate this movie, I still can’t fully say I like because it just isn’t to my taste.
Performances all fall in a middle range between the competent and the lackluster.
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As far as the few adaptions I’ve seen of Shakespeare, this would have to be my second favorite. Mel Gibson emotes as the doleful Dane. In the ensuing confusion, Hamlet accidentally kills Polonious Ian Holm instead of Claudius; Hamlet’s lover, Ophelia Helena Bonham Cartergoes mad and commits suicide; and eventually Hamlet and Claudius both meet their fate. KJ Proulx Super Reviewer. Already have an account? Zeffirelli just knows how to do this sort of thing, and do it right.
It’s overly dramatic and its acting is way over the top in the drama department as well. Alan Bates as Claudius.
Claudius is streamnig by the production and leaves to arrange for Hamlet’s murder. Stephen Dillane as Horatio. Log in with Facebook. Paul Scofield as The Ghost. Baby Simon Sinclair as Zeffjrelli. Who Has the Advantage? The titular prince of Denmark Mel Gibsonreturns home to his family’s castle of Elsinore after years of attending school in Germany to find out his father has died and his uncle Claudius Alan Bates is the new king.
The play’s the thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king. Also, I think he portrayed Hamlet as he truly is with all his broodiness and internal conflicts effectively played out.
Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. This is a very faithful, even if exaggerated attempt to recreate a shakespearean play, centuries after the material. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. Vernon Dobtcheff as Reynaldo. To make matters worse, Claudius has married Hamlet’s mother, Queen Gertrude Glenn Closewhom he has unusually strong feelings for. It may lack some of the depth amlero complexity of the play, dtreaming Mel Gibson and Franco Zeffirelli make a surprisingly successful team.
More Top Movies Trailers. Christien Anholt as Marcellus. Zeffirelli’s sometimes slick but always lucid and beautifully cinematic version of the play. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Roy Evans as Player.
It also cut a lot from the source material, which I didn’t particularly like either. I didn’t particularly care for the angle they gave between Hamlet and his mother, Gertrude played by Glenn Close. Mel Gibson as Hamlet. Offers what amounts to a comic book intro to Shakespeare’s classic, retaining few of the play’s psychological amletl.
There’s nothing embarrassing about Zeffirelli’s brisk new version, nor anything particularly remarkable; it’s an entirely zetfirelli, middle-of-the-road production. Christopher De VoreFranco Zeffirelli.
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We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your account. Sarah Phillips as Player. I like the cast, and they all do a good job, but I don’t really think this is my favorite version of the story. Jun 23, Rating: Going in you should probably know if this movie is amleti you or not. His soliloquies are pretty good and most of the time when I see an actor do a soliloquy, I want to kill myself.
Not only is Mel Gibson much better than you stteaming expect, but Zeffirelli’s Hamlet is often entertaining and rarely hard to endure. I knew him when he was on top of the world. But that just comes with the territory.