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The Resource Hamlet, Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, (videorecording)

Hamlet, Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, (videorecording)

Label
Hamlet
Title
Hamlet
Statement of responsibility
Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh
Title variation
William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Alex Thomson ; editor, Neil Farrell ; music, Patrick Doyle ; "In pace" performed by Placido Domingo ; production designer, Tim Harvey
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; some violent images and sexuality
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.H36548 2007
PerformerNote
Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Billy Crystal, Gerard Depardieu, Charlton Heston, Derek Jacobi, Jack Lemmon, Rufus Sewell, Robin Williams, Kate Winslet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1948-
  • 1967-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1929-2007
  • 1953-
  • 1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barron, David
  • Branagh, Kenneth
  • Christie, Julie
  • Crystal, Billy
  • Depardieu, Gérard
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Sewell, Rufus
  • Williams, Robin
  • Winslet, Kate
  • Thomson, Alex
  • Doyle, Patrick
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Castle Rock Entertainment (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
242
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Hamlet
  • Murder victims' families
  • Fathers
  • Princes
  • Revenge
  • Denmark
  • Hamlet (Personaje legendario)
  • Asesinato
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Hamlet, Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996
  • Based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc 1. Strange eruption -- Implements of war -- Greetings Norway, godspeed Laertes -- More than kin, less than kind -- Solid flesh, wicked speed -- Foul deeds will rise -- Advice between siblings -- To thine own self -- Tender yourself more dearly -- Beckoning figure -- Thy father's spirit -- By a brother's hand -- Son's oath -- Time out of joint -- Arrangement with Reynaldo -- Mad for Ophelia's love? -- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern -- Well-ended Norway business -- Method in his madness -- What a piece of work -- Anticipating the players -- Welcome, masters -- First player's speech -- The play's the thing -- Ruse involving Ophelia -- To be or not to be -- Get thee to a nunnery -- Madness in great ones -- Advice to the players -- Advice to Horatio -- Dumb show -- Undying love -- Knavish piece of work -- Not to be played upon -- Very witching time of night -- Pangs of conscience -- Intruder's death -- Words like daggers -- Visitation -- Cruel to be kind -- Aftermath of a heavy deed -- Bloody from this time
  • Disc 2. Pretty Ophelia -- Poison of deep grief -- Bouquet of air -- Letters from abroad -- Plot against Hamlet -- Fall into the weeping brook -- Churchyard conversation -- Alas, poor Yorick -- Rivals over an open grave -- Change in plans -- Osric delivers a challenge -- The readiness is all -- Rules of the game -- Palpable hits, poisoned wine -- Death to three schemers -- The rest is silence -- Fortinbras and the ambassador -- A dynasty shattered -- End credits
  • Special features: Introduction by director/star Kenneth Branagh; commentary by Kenneth Branagh and Shakespeare scholar Russell Jackson; new digital transfer from original 70mm elements; featurette "To be on camera: a history with Hamlet"; 1996 Cannes Film Festival promo; Shakespeare movies trailer gallery
Control code
ocn137242345
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (242 min.)
Isbn
9781419849725
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939268324
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
C2683
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 955805
  • (OCoLC)137242345
System details
DVD-video; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hamlet, Castle Rock Entertainment presents ; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1996
  • Based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc 1. Strange eruption -- Implements of war -- Greetings Norway, godspeed Laertes -- More than kin, less than kind -- Solid flesh, wicked speed -- Foul deeds will rise -- Advice between siblings -- To thine own self -- Tender yourself more dearly -- Beckoning figure -- Thy father's spirit -- By a brother's hand -- Son's oath -- Time out of joint -- Arrangement with Reynaldo -- Mad for Ophelia's love? -- Rosencrantz and Guildenstern -- Well-ended Norway business -- Method in his madness -- What a piece of work -- Anticipating the players -- Welcome, masters -- First player's speech -- The play's the thing -- Ruse involving Ophelia -- To be or not to be -- Get thee to a nunnery -- Madness in great ones -- Advice to the players -- Advice to Horatio -- Dumb show -- Undying love -- Knavish piece of work -- Not to be played upon -- Very witching time of night -- Pangs of conscience -- Intruder's death -- Words like daggers -- Visitation -- Cruel to be kind -- Aftermath of a heavy deed -- Bloody from this time
  • Disc 2. Pretty Ophelia -- Poison of deep grief -- Bouquet of air -- Letters from abroad -- Plot against Hamlet -- Fall into the weeping brook -- Churchyard conversation -- Alas, poor Yorick -- Rivals over an open grave -- Change in plans -- Osric delivers a challenge -- The readiness is all -- Rules of the game -- Palpable hits, poisoned wine -- Death to three schemers -- The rest is silence -- Fortinbras and the ambassador -- A dynasty shattered -- End credits
  • Special features: Introduction by director/star Kenneth Branagh; commentary by Kenneth Branagh and Shakespeare scholar Russell Jackson; new digital transfer from original 70mm elements; featurette "To be on camera: a history with Hamlet"; 1996 Cannes Film Festival promo; Shakespeare movies trailer gallery
Control code
ocn137242345
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (242 min.)
Isbn
9781419849725
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939268324
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
C2683
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 955805
  • (OCoLC)137242345
System details
DVD-video; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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