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Gamlet. [Hamlet] (1963, Grigori Kozintsev)

TitleGamlet. [Hamlet]
Year1963
Release LocationsUSSR
DirectorGrigori Kozintsev
MediumBlack & white video
Length2 hrs, 28 mins
LanguagesEnglish
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsHamlet (adaptation)

Cast Overview

ActorR. Aren
ActorY. Berkun
ActorA. Chekaeriskii
RosencrantzI. Dmitriev
HoratioV. Erenberg
GravediggerV. Kolpakov
FortinbrasA. Krevald
PriestA. Lauter
GuildensternV. Medvediev
ClaudiusMichail Nazwanov
LaertesS. Oleksenko
GertrudeElza Radzin-Szolkonis
HamletInnokenti Smoktunovsky
PoloniusYuri Tolubyev
OpheliaAnastasia Vertinskaya

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorGrigori Kozintsev
DirectorI. Shapiro
EditorE. Makhankova
ComposerN. Rabinovich
ComposerDmitri Shostakovich
Adaptor/TranslatorGrigori Kozintsev
Adaptor/TranslatorBoris Pasternak
CostumesS. Virsaladze
SoundB. Khutoryanski
PhotographyI. Gritsyus
ProductionE. Ene
ProductionG. Kropachev

Company Overview

Producer Lenfilm

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell