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Hamlet is a 1996 movie adaptation of the Shakespeare play of the same name, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh.

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Why did the 1996 version of Hamlet include Robin Williams and other high-profile actors in minor roles?

The 1996 version of Hamlet, directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, has a number of high-profile actors in minor roles who were only in one or two scenes. A few that stand out to me (descriptions ...
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Why did Branagh's “Hamlet” have such a limited release in theaters?

I read on the wikipedia page for Kenneth Branagh's 4-hour epic version of Hamlet (1996) that it was only released on fewer than 100 screens in the US and was ultimately not a success at the box office ...