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Hamlet, 1948

Hamlet
Starring: Jean Simmons
Directed by: Laurence Olivier
Written by: Alan Dent
Language:  English
Country:  UK
Runtime:  155 min
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The mood of Hamlet is gloomy, atmospheric, and contemplative. The plot centers around a tragic hero, a royal family, and intrigues. It is a drama and period movie. In approach, Hamlet is serious and realistic. The pacing is slow. It takes place, at least partly, at a royal court. Hamlet is set in Denmark. It happens in the middle ages. Visually, it is black and white. Hamlet is adapted from a play. The movie is known for being a Venice Festival winner, an Oscar winner, and critically acclaimed. Note that it includes mild violent content.

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Hamlet (1948)

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Before Kenneth Branagh, before Mel Gibson, Laurence Olivier gave the definitive portrayal of "the man... more

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Language: English
Country: UK
Release date: 12 August 1948
Runtime: 155 min
Awards: Academy Awards

Awards

Laurence Olivier for Best Actor at the 1948 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Art Direction at the 1948 Academy Awards
Carmen Dillon for Best Art Direction at the 1948 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Costume Design at the 1948 Academy Awards
Awarded Best Picture at the 1948 Academy Awards

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Jean Simmons Jean Simmons As Ophelia, daughter of Polonius
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