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Discussion – Modern Shakespeare Adaptations

Posted: July 23, 2011
Hamlet Goes Business (1987)

Hamlet Goes Business (1987)

Shakespeare seems as popular as ever, with the current generation of film artists finding inspiration and challenge in his work. What’s your favorite modern Shakespeare adaptation?

Richard Peña is especially fond of Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki’s HAMLET GOES BUSINESS, which has several points of contact with Michael Almereyda’s HAMLET.

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  • rayban

    I very much like the new gay film, “Private Romeo”, which is based on Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”.