A brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare's classic, "Hamlet" cap-itures all the emotion of the play. Mel Gibson stars as the Prince of Denmark, who feigns insanity to learn more about the death of his father. Glenn Close is wonderful as the queen. This pair is joined by Helena Bonham-Carter, who brings the character of Ophelia to life. With a superb cast of supporting actors, "Hamlet" is a real treat for Shakespearean fans and anyone who wants to see a great movie. n
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