• 1964
  • USSR
  • 2h 30min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev, Iosif Shapiro (co-director)
  • Written by: William Shakespeare, Boris Pasternak, Grigori Kozintsev
  • Cast: Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elze Radzinya, Anastasiya Vertinskaya
  • Language: Russian

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth, Kosintsev cut the text and produced this muscular and volatile version of the Danish tragedy, which interprets the play as an exercise in the machinations of state politics.

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