Ophelia

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Hamlet gets a feminist update, but violence stays the same.

PG-13 2019 114 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 14+

A welcome addition to the Hamlet canon

The colors, the sets, the costumes...a joy to watch and feel the time period come alive and is believable. Watts and Riddle are tone perfect in all of their roles. Terrell as Horatio is another bright spot in this film as his confidante. Riddle wraps you up in her story and the re-imagining is thoughtful like Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead with a plasticity to the Hamlet story that Shakespeare's 5 Act tragedy needs. A welcome addition to the Hamlet canon.
age 14+

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