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Gamlet

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[[Performer~P164802~Shakespeare~joanshakespeare]]'s 17th century masterpiece about the "Melancholy Dane" was given one of its best screen treatments by Soviet director [[Performer~P118858~Grigori Kozintsev~grigorikozintsev]]. Kozintsev's Elsinore was a real castle in Estonia, utilized metaphorically as the "stone prison" of the mind wherein Hamlet must confine himself in order to avenge his father's death. Hamlet himself is portrayed (by [[Performer~P66625~Innokenti Smoktunovsky~innokentysmoktunovsky...more

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