Book to Movie: Hamlet (1990)

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Pages: 124
  • Audio: 3 hours and 32 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Franco Zeffirelli
  • Screen Writer: Franco Zeffirelli and Christopher De Vore
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 14 minutes


  • Mel Gibson as Prince Hamlet
  • Glenn Close as Queen Gertrude
  • Alan Bates as King Claudius
  • Paul Scofield as the ghost of King Hamlet
  • Ian Holm as Polonius
  • Helena Bonham Carter as Ophelia
  • Stephen Dillane as Horatio
  • Nathaniel Parker as Laertes
  • Michael Maloney as Rosencrantz
  • Sean Murray as Guildenstern
  • Pete Postlethwaite as the Player King
  • Christopher Fairbank as the Player Queen
  • John McEnery as Osric
  • Richard Warwick as Bernardo
  • Christien Anholt as Marcellus