This is Winnie. We are going to introduce two friends to talk about Hamlet.
Hi, I'm Emily.
Hey, do you know anything about Hamlet?
Hamlet is the prince of Denmark, but his father is murdered by... (Summary of Hamlet)
Scene: National theater version clips
Yeah, the same except slight differences.
That's cool. But do you notice that there are different versions of Hamlet, except the national theater one?
Well. Since Shakespear too much limitation on setting and stage, different directors have their own interpretations on Hamlet, leading to Hamlet in different settings. The version of Ethan Hawke is a good example.
Scene: movie clips of Hamlet 2000
Scene: movie and theater clips
This version is under the setting of modern society. Hamlet is the son of boss of a Denmark company... (Difference on setting and staging)