Discovering Hamlet (1990)
53min · Drama, Documentary · 1 January 1990
A unique, behind-the-scenes look at Shakespeare's great play. In 1988, rising star Kenneth Branagh played the Prince of Denmark for the first time. His guide through four weeks of rehearsals at England's Birmingham Repertory Theatre: famed actor Derek Jacobi, "the best Hamlet of his generation" (New York Times). Watch what happens from the first dress rehearsal to the tension-filled opening night. Narrated by Patrick Stewart.
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Director(s): Mark OlshakerCast: Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Easton