Branagh's "Hamlet" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Branagh's "Hamlet"
Analysis of Kenneth Branagh's film version of William Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet'.
# 123248 | 1,250 words | 11 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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In this paper, the writer discusses the acting, setting, costumes, and other elements of Kenneth Branagh's 1996 film of Shakespeare's "Hamlet." The writer argues that the film is a superior rendition of the play.

From the Paper:

"The critical response to Kenneth Branagh's film 'Hamlet' was mixed with some critics suggesting that the film was flawed at best and others indicating that Branagh's staging of the classic Shakespearean drama was far superior to other versions of the play found on film. What separates Branagh's 'Hamlet' from other films based on the play is first that Branagh does not use directorial license to cut it down from its minutes. Secondly as Roger Ebert commented Branagh's production employs flashback elements ..."

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