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Often when a movie is adapted from a play there are several aspects which are adjusted or completely lost This often depends on the directors point of view as well as the casting director In Kenneth Branaghs movie Hamlet only a small number of aspects were lost from the movement of the play to the movie The movie was word for word of the play with the exception of a few moved silique Therefore the plot or order did not change The scene where Hamlet meets his father 15 was very well done conjuring great emotions of fear and suspense In addition the final scene was adequately performed evoking anxiety and thrill for the viewer The ghost of Hamlet was very disappointing at first but later developed into and excellent portrayal The characters who played Marcellus the first Grave digger and Oris Jack Lemmon Billy Crystal and Robin Williams respectively were fairly poor selections by the casting director They lacked a certain Shakespearian character as famous comedians It could not be forgotten making the choices dispiriting You tremble and look pale 1153 The first viewing of the ghost causes the guards great fear They are unsure if what they have seen is something more than just fantasy 1154 It appears to be the body of the late King Hamlet but perhaps it could be their boggled minds When the ghost enter a second time they confirm that it was in fact the ghost of Hamlet This terrifies and mystifies Bernard Heratio and Marcellus The reader feels all of the emotions along with these characters as it is expressed through the dialogue In Act 1 Scene 4 and 5 when Hamlet meets and speaks with the ghost of his father the fear increases You begin reading faster and feel like you are running after the spirit with Hamlet The actual conversation between the two is very fast and flows very nicely Once agin making the scene
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