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Ophelia (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 28 June 2019 (USA)
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A re-imagining of Hamlet, told from Ophelia's perspective.

Director:

Claire McCarthy

Writers:

Semi Chellas (adaptation), Semi Chellas | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Naomi Watts ... Gertrude / Mechtild
Daisy Ridley ... Ophelia
George MacKay ... Hamlet
Clive Owen ... Claudius
Tom Felton ... Laertes
Daisy Head ... Cristiana
Anna Rust ... Young Mechtild
Dominic Mafham ... Polonius
Sebastian De Souza ... Edmund
Devon Terrell ... Horatio
Issy Stewart ... Lady in Waiting
Mia Quiney ... Young Ophelia
Martin Angerbauer ... Guildenstern
Adriana Hercigonja ... Lady in Waiting
Jack Cunningham-Nuttall ... Young Hamlet
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Storyline

As a rebellious and motherless child, Ophelia is taken into Elsinore Castle by Queen Gertrude as one of her most trusted ladies-in-waiting. Soon enough, Ophelia captures the affections of the young Prince Hamlet. A passionate romance kindles between the 2 in secret as the kingdom is on the brink of war amidst its own political intrigue and betrayal. When Hamlet's father is murdered and the prince's wits begin to unravel into an insatiable quest for vengeance, Ophelia sharply navigates the rules of power in Denmark all while struggling to choose between her true love and her own life.

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Vengeance Destroys Love. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a scene of violence/bloody images, some sensuality, and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ophelia See more »

Filming Locations:

Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,145, 30 June 2019

Gross USA:

$50,722

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$226,023
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

Naomi Watts and Clive Owen previously starred together in The International (2009). See more »

Quotes

Gertrude: I was a mother to you and you turned my son against me.
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Daisy Ridley
20 July 2019 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

She is Ophelia. And her hard work for that is meritorious. It is a beautiful film. And its basic idea is more than seductive. But it has a small- great sin- it is not convincing. The first part can be defined as a good promise but the second seems run to finish. Something becomes wrong. The drop of "Romeo and Juliet", the sentimental embroidery and the revenge webb, the thirst of revenge. And the dialogues. Yes, it is a beautiful film and far to be a dessapointment. But it deserves be better. The gift, surelly, the noble effort of Daisy Ridley to sustain a role who, in few moments, seems a dress superficial made.


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