Royal Deceit

Character: Ethel
Directed by: Gabriel Axel
Written by: Gabriel Axel, Erik Kjersgaard
Produced by: Kees Kasander
Other cast: Christian Bale, Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Brian Cox
Release date: February 23, 1994 (France)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Running time: 1h 43min

An ancient Danish story of evil, power and human spirit, that subsequently inspired William Shakespeare on his tragedy - Hamlet.


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⋄ Kate Beckinsale stated that after the films release, she was approached by a man in Paris, praising the movie, saying that he never saw the story of Hamlet work as a comedy. The movie was not meant to be a comedy.