A Performance of Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja

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A Performance of Hamlet Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja
Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja.jpg
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Directed byKrsto Papić
Produced bySulejman Kapić
Written byIvo Brešan
Krsto Papić
StarringRade Šerbedžija
CinematographyVjenceslav Orešković
Edited byLida Branis
Release date
  • 5 June 1973 (1973-06-05) (Yugoslavia)[1]
Running time
c. 95 minutes (85 minutes according to some sources)[1]
CountryYugoslavia
LanguageCroatian

A Performance of Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja (Croatian: Predstava Hamleta u selu Mrduša Donja) is a 1973 Yugoslav drama film directed by Krsto Papić, and based on Ivo Brešan's 1971 play of the same name.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Predstava Hamleta u selu Mrduša Donja". hrfilm.hr (in Croatian). Croatian Film Association. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  2. ^ David Bevington Hamlet Through the Ages 2011 "Hamlet has similarly lent itself to film adaptation. ... In Krsto Papic's Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja (1974), a Croatian village performance of Hamlet leads to the exposure of... "
  3. ^ World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 1: Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer 2014 "His grotesque tragedy Predstava Hamleta u selu Mrdusa Donja (A Performance of Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja, 1971) uses Shakespeare cheerlessly to depict dictatorship"
  4. ^ Daniel J. Goulding Liberated Cinema: The Yugoslav Experience, 1945-2001 2002 "Some spark of it remained in Krsto Papić's film A Village Performance of Hamlet ( Predstava Hamleta u selu Mrduša Donja , 1973 ) , based on a controversial play of the same name by Ivo Brešan."

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