Hamlet 2000 DVD
Hamlet DVD Directed by Campbell Scott and Eric Simonson
Hamlet (2000) stars Campbell Scott, Jamey Sheridan, Blair Brown, LisaGay Hamilton, and Roscoe Lee Browne. It was directed by Campbell Scott and Eric Simonson. This version of Hamlet takes place at the beginning of the twentieth century, and features a very good Campbell Scott as Hamlet. The supporting cast is a mixed bag, with John Benjamin Hickey absolutely excellent as Horatio, but Roger Guenveur Smith completely awful in the role of Laertes. At three hours, there aren’t too many extreme cuts, though there is one that shocked me. And the film generally avoids re-ordering the scenes, which is good (though the “To be or not to be” speech is moved to an earlier spot).
- Polish Release, cover may contain Polish text/markings. The disk DOES NOT have English audio and subtitles.