Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Buddy Film, Comedy Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 8, 1991  |   Run Time - 117 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is a 1990 comedy-drama film written and directed by Tom Stoppard based on his play of the same name. Like the play, the film depicts two minor characters from William Shakespeare's play Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, who find themselves on the road to Elsinore Castle at the behest of the King of Denmark. They encounter a band of players before arriving to find that they are needed to try to discern what troubles the prince Hamlet. Meanwhile, they ponder the meaning of their existence. The movie won the Golden Lion at the 47th Venice International Film Festival.

The film stars Gary Oldman as Rosencrantz and Tim Roth as Guildenstern, although a running theme throughout has many characters, themselves included, uncertain as to which is which. It also features Richard Dreyfuss as the leading player, Iain Glen as Hamlet, Ian Richardson as Polonius, Joanna Miles as Gertrude, and Donald Sumpter as King Claudius. The film was shot in various locations around Yugoslavia. This was Stoppard's first and to date only film as a director.

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Box Office

$739,104

Themes

Tags

Art/Music, Existentialism, Film Based On Literature, Independent, Literary

Attributes

Based On: based on plays, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
Filming Location: Croatia

Alternate Titles

Eles Morreram
PT
O Rosencrantz kai o Guildenstern einai nekroi
GR
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
AU, CA, GB, US
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Estão Mortos
BR
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern sont morts
FR
Rosencrantz e Guildenstern sono morti
IT
Rosencrantz és Guildenstern halott
HU
Rosencrantz i Guildenstern nie żyją
PL
Rosencrantz ja Guildenstern ovat kuolleet
FI
Rosencrantz und Güldenstern sind tot
DE
Rosencrantz y Guildenstern han muerto
ES
Rosenkrans och Gyllenstjerna är döda
SE
Rosenkrans og Gyldenstjerne er døde
DK
Rosenkrantzas ir Guildensternas mire
LT
Rosenkranz und Güldenstern
DE
Rosenkranz und Güldenstern sind tot
DE
Ο Ρόζενκραντς και ο Γκύλντενστερν είναι νεκροί
GR
Мъртви поети
BG
Розенкранц і Ґільденстерн мертві
UA
Розенкранц и Гилдерщерн са мъртви
BG
Розенкранц и Гильденстерн мертвы
RU
ローゼンクランツとギルデンスターンは死んだ
JP
君臣人子小命嗚呼
TW
罗森格兰兹和吉尔登斯吞已死
CN