Filmed live on stage at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada as part of the Stratford Festival HD Series.
A ghostly visitor with a shocking secret, a daughter devastated by loss, a deadly duel, and the most famous question in all of drama: Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy will hold you spellbound. Jonathan Goad is witty and courageous in the title role, as well as being deeply human. The film excites and surprises at every turn, with a cast of some of the world’s finest classical actors bringing to life the most intense and heart-breaking relationships the stage has ever seen.
Canada, 2016, 1 hour 56 minutes
Directed by Antoni Cimolino (stage), Shelagh O’Brien (screen)
Jonathan Goad as Hamlet
Seana McKenna as Gertrude
Geraint Wyn Davies as Claudius
Tim Campbell as Horatio
Adrienne Gould as Ophelia
Thomas Olajide as Voltemand
Mike Shara as Laertes