Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Hamlet: William Shakespeare’s great tragedy.
Directed by Lyndsey Turner, this National Theatre Live production is distributed in Italy by Nexo Digital.
As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.
The run time is 3 hours 20 mins, including a 20 min interval; Info about screenings are available on cinemas websites (see link below).
The film is in English, with Italian subtitles.