|aHamlet|h[videorecording] /|cCastle Rock Entertainment presents; produced by David Barron ; adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh.
|i Also known as: |aWilliam Shakespeare's Hamlet
|aTwo-disc special ed.
|aBurbank, CA :|bDistributed by Warner Home Video,|cc2007.
|a2 videodiscs (242 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aBased on the tragedy by William Shakespeare.
|aOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1996.
|aSpecial 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.
|aDirector of photography, Alex Thomson ; editor, Neil Farrell ; music, Patrick Doyle ; "In pace" performed by Placido Domingo ; production designer, Tim Harvey.
|aKenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Billy Crystal, Gerard Depardieu, Charlton Heston, Derek Jacobi, Jack Lemmon, Rufus Sewell, Robin Williams, Kate Winslet.
|aIn 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.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; some violent images and sexuality.
|aDVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (letterbox, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
|aEnglish dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the hearing impaired.