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Film Maxine Peake: HAMLET

Gorgona Hall, April 23. 2016. at 7 pm

Shakespeare Lives
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, on April 23. 2016 at 7 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb and the British Council Croatia will organize a screening of the film Maxine Peake HAMLET directed by Margaret Williams. The screening of the film in Museum of Contemporary Art is a part of Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating William Shakespeare’s work on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016.


Maxine Peake HAMLET
(Margaret Williams, 2015)

„A milestone Hamlet“ – Manchester Evening News
„Maxine Peake's performance is fresh, angry, full of oomph“ The Times

Shakespeare’s most iconic work, Hamlet explodes with big ideas and is the ultimate story of loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness. From its sell-out run at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre comes a filmed version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet, with BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This groundbreaking stage production, directed by Sarah Frankcom, was Royal Exchange’s fastest-selling show in a decade. Hamlet is brought to cinemas by film director Margaret Williams, whose Written on Skin (Royal Opera House/BBC) won many awards including the Diapason d’Or.

Duration: part one: 123 mins / part 2: 70 min
Plus 15 min interval

Free entrance!



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