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Fodor's Hamlet

Overview

Shakespearean tragedy gets a surreal makeover courtesy of fledgling auteur Alexander Fodor, who instills the oft-told tale with a few startling twists. Focusing more on the supernatural aspects on the tale than the human elements, the film retains Shakespeare's original dialogue while changing the personalities and even genders of certain pivotal characters. In Fodor's version, feeble Polonius is transformed into treacherous femme fatale Polonia, who attempts to gain control of her sister Ophelia though the use ...
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Overview

Shakespearean tragedy gets a surreal makeover courtesy of fledgling auteur Alexander Fodor, who instills the oft-told tale with a few startling twists. Focusing more on the supernatural aspects on the tale than the human elements, the film retains Shakespeare's original dialogue while changing the personalities and even genders of certain pivotal characters. In Fodor's version, feeble Polonius is transformed into treacherous femme fatale Polonia, who attempts to gain control of her sister Ophelia though the use of addictive drugs, and steer the vulnerable girl into a royal marriage.
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Special Features

Theatrical trailer; Deleted scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/27/2009
  • UPC: 089353705428
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: S'more Entertainment
  • Region Code: 0
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 2:11:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 81,567

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Alexander Fodor's Hamlet
1. The Murder of Ophelia [20:35]
2. Hamlet in Madness [9:36]
3. Polonia Takes Action [17:00]
4. Plot and Counter Plot [17:11]
5. Claudius Hunted [16:20]
6. The Retur of Laertes [14:35]
7. Alas Poor Yorick [17:21]
8. Laertes Battles Hamlet [17:17]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Alexander Fodor's Hamlet
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   Scene Selection
   Bonus
      Trailer
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
         The Rosencranlt Murder
         The Murder of Gonta Go
         Claudius Confronted by the Ghost
         Gertrude Interrogated
         The Gravediggers
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