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Format: DVD 2016
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) PR2807.A23 2016x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) PR2807.A23 2016x
In this reframed version of Shakespeare's play, young Hamlet is a prince from an unnamed African state who has been living a hedonistic life studying abroad. When word reaches him that his father is dead, he returns home to find that much has changed during his absence. Struggling to understand his place in a new world order, he faces a stark choice, submit or rage against the injustice of his new reality.
Additional Information
Subjects Hamlet -- (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Princes -- Africa -- Drama.
Children of murder victims -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Ghost plays.
Tragedies (Drama)
Film adaptations.
Filmed performances.
Publisher Covent Garden, London :2016
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Hamlet.
Contributors Godwin, Simon, stage director.
Donegan, Zoe, producer.
Lough, Robin, film director.
Wyver, John, film producer.
Essiedu, Paapa, actor.
Moodie, Tanya, actor.
Smith, Clarence (Actor), actor.
Walters, Ewart James, actor.
Nri, Cyril, actor.
Griffiths, Marcus, actor.
Simpson, Natalie, actor.
Abeysekera, Hiran, actor.
Cooney, James, actor.
Cullinane, Bethan, actor.
Ogundipe, Theo, actor.
Golding, Kevin N., actor.
Wilkey, Temi, actor.
Blackstock, Doreene, actor.
Andrews, Romayne, actor.
Mondahl, Byron, actor.
Chukwu, Eke, actor.
Diouf, Marième, actor.
Akingbolá, Solá, composer.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Royal Shakespeare Company, production company.
Opus Arte (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Paapa Essideu, Tanya Moodie, Clarence Smith, Ewart James Walters, Cyril Nri, Marcus Griffiths, Natalie Simpson, Hiran Abeysekera, James Cooney, Bethan Cullinane, Theo Ogundipe, Kevin N. Golding, Temi Wilkey, Doreene Blackstock, Romayne Andrews, Byron Mondahl, Eke Chukwu, Marième Diouf.
Other Contributors Composer, Sola Akingbola ; editor, Steve Eveleigh.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles.
Notes Filmed stage play.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Liner notes by Ewan Fernie, in English, French, and German (15 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm), inserted in container.
Special features: Director's commentary; Playing Hamlet; cast gallery.
System Details DVD-9; all regions; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo and 5.1 surround.
Description 1 videodisc (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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