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  • Christmas Films, Soyuzmultfilm, Sianel 4 Cymru (S4C), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC Wales), HIT Entertainment PLC, Home Box Office (HBO), Fujisankei, Dave Edwards Studio Cardiff
  • Animation Studio: Soyuzmultfilm
  • Distributed by: British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Cartoon Characters: Hamlet, Claudius, The Ghost, Gertrude, Ophelia, Polonius, Horatio, Laertes.
  • Voice Actors: Michael Kitchen, Nicholas Farrell, John Shrapnel, Susan Fleetwood, Tilda Swinton, John Warner, Dorien Thomas; Full Voice Cast Full Voice Cast...
  • Directed By Natalia Orlova.
  • Produced By Dave Edwards, Renat Zinnurov, Elizabeth Babakhina, Christopher Grace, Peter Orton, Theresa Plummer-Andrews, Stanislav Roshkov; more Producers More Producers...
  • Animated By Sergei Glagolev, Demitri Novosyolov.
  • Awards: Emmy, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation, Sergei Glagolev and Demitri Norosyolov (Animators), 1993, Emmy, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation, Peter Kotor and Natalia Demidova (Production Designers), 1993.
  • Music: Yuri Novikov.
  • Editor: Nadezhda Treschyova, Elena Mikhailova, Terry Brown.
  • First Aired on July 12, 1992.
  • Originally Aired on BBC BBC2 (UK).
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Color
  • Russia  Russia / United Kingdom  United Kingdom / U.S.A.  U.S.A. / Japan  Japan

Cartoon Summary:

All animation techniques are painstaking, but that of painting on glass is especially so. This unusual medium succeeds impressively in capturing the ghostly presence of Hamlet's father and the agonized indecision of Hamlet himself, in this classic depiction of...  (more)

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Paint on glass. These stories were designed to introduce children and young adults to some of William Shakespeare's most popular works. Each play was animated in its own unique style by the talents of the leading directors of Russia's Christmas...  (more)

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