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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Screen adaptation of Tom Stoppard's comic stageplay which brings two minor characters of Shakespeare's Hamlet into the spotlight, played by Gary Oldman and Tim Roth.

Screen adaptation of Tom Stoppard's comic stageplay, which brings the minor characters of Shakespeare's Hamlet into the spotlight as they wander into adventure around the royal castle. Summoned to Elsinore to insinuate themselves with Prince Hamlet, his boyhood friends find themselves caught between the 'mad' young man, his murderous uncle Claudius and a band of travelling players. This adaptation, directed by the author, won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1990.

1 hour, 58 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Jul 2010 01:05

Credits

Role Contributor
Rosencrantz Gary Oldman
Guildenstern Tim Roth
The Player Richard Dreyfuss
Tragedian Livo Badurina
Tragedian Tomislav Maretic
Tragedian Mare Mlacnik
Tragedian Zeljko Vukmirica
Tragedian Branko Zavrsan
Ophelia Joanna Roth
Hamlet Iain Glen
Claudius Donald Sumpter
Gertrude Joanna Miles
Director Tom Stoppard
Writer Tom Stoppard

Broadcasts

  • Sun 13 Jan 2008 00:50
  • Sun 30 Aug 2009 01:00
  • Sun 4 Jul 2010 01:05