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THE HAMLET SYNDROME

by Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski

synopsis

The film depicts the young Ukrainian generation scarred by war and political upheaval since 2014. The film’s starting point is the preparation for a play based on the motifs of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. A powerful portrait of a generation having to confront their war trauma and tackle the painful past, which now after the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine becomes their present and future alike.

international title: The Hamlet Syndrome
original title: The Hamlet Syndrome
country: Poland, Germany
year: 2022
genre: documentary
directed by: Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski
film run: 85'
screenplay: Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski
cinematography by: Piotr Rosołowski
film editing: Agata Cierniak
music: John Gürtler, Jan Miserre
producer: Magdalena Kamińska, Agata Szymańska, Matthias Miegel, Robert Thalheim, Andreas Banz
production: Balapolis, Kundschafter Filmproduktion

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