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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
- Franco Zeffirelli
- William Shakespeare
- Christopher De Vore
- Carolco Pictures
- Icon Entertainment International
Hamlet's father, the King of Denmark was murdered by Hamlet's uncle, Claudius. Gertrude (Hamlet's mother) married Claudius shortly after her husband, the kings death. The ghost of Hamlet's father comes back and tells Hamlet to kill his uncle for murdering him and to leave his mother alone because she is innocent. Hamlet is dating Ophelia until her father, Polonius persuades her to end their relationship.