Time’s Up, Shakespeare: ‘Ophelia’ Takes Charge Of Hamlet In Cinematic Retelling Of Classic – Sundance Studio

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Just as Time’s Up heats up comes Claire McCarthy’s Ophelia, a great twist on a Shakespearean classic, specifically Hamlet.  Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s Daisy Ridley stars as Hamlet’s g.f. in a film that’s told from her perspective, and yes, it is wonderfully, and intentionally subversive without giving too much away. Let’s just say behind every great Danish princess, is a very strong woman, and she’s not as crazy as originally written. Mad Men writer Semi Chellas adapted…