Hamlet
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Festival in Media
Section: Georgian Panoram
Country: Georgia 
Year: 2018

Hamlet

80 minutes/color

 

Description:

For the first time in history of cinema, the immortal work created by Shakespeare in the 16th century, is shot by Samsung Galaxy phone. The action takes place in the 21st century. The text is unchanged, translation of IvaneMachabeli. Political-criminal drama. The centuries pass but does not change dishonest aspiration to power.  Cain’s sin is deep-rooted in the high rank of government. Hamlet is investigating the death of his father’s sudden death.

 

Director: Giorgi Megrelishvili

Screenplay: Giorgi Megrelishvili, William Shakespeare

Cinematographer: Valeri Phiphia, Beka Shakulashvili

Editing: Elene Mgeladze, Igor Zolotoriov

 

Cast:

Dimitry Alavidze, Tato Chakhunashvili, Teo Gabrielashvili, Davit Datukishvili, Anna Nikolashvili, Amiran Amiranashvili, Vasil Bakhtadze, Giorgi Megrelishvili

 

 

 

Giorgi Megrelishvili

Giorgi Megrelishvili was born on March 10, 1976 in Georgia. In1998 he graduated from Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film State University, Faculty of Film Drama.

 

Filmography:

2013 Fight till the end

2013 The Tractor

2017 Hamlet