Hamlet (1948) (4/10)

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Famously the first British film to receive a nomination and then an award for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, Hamlet will forever retain its legendary status as one of the best British films of all time. An adaptation of Shakespeare’s revenge tragedy masterpiece, it follows the story of a young Prince who is tormented by visions of his father, instructing him to carry out a revenge plot of murder in order to avenge his death. To this day, Hamlet remains the only Shakespeare adaptation in cinema to have received an academy award.

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