About the film
Release Date: December 21, 1969
|Production Companies||:||Filmways Pictures, Woodfall Film Productions, Columbia Pictures|
|Producers||:||Martin Ransohoff, Neil Hartley, Leslie Linder, Hans Gottschalk|
|Writers||:||William Shakespeare, Tony Richardson|
Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.