Ophelia

114min' Drama, History, Romance United Kingdom, United States

As a rebellious and motherless child, Ophelia is taken into Elsinore Castle by Queen Gertrude as one of her most trusted ladies-in-waiting. Soon enough, Ophelia captures the affections of the young Prince Hamlet. A passionate romance kindles between the 2 in secret as the kingdom is on the brink of war amidst its own political intrigue and betrayal. When Hamlet's father is murdered and the prince's wits begin to unravel into an insatiable quest for vengeance, Ophelia sharply navigates the rules of power in Denmark all while struggling to choose between her true love and her own life.

Director
Claire McCarthy

Cast
Daisy Ridley (Star Wars Trilogy)
George MacKay (1917, Captain Fantastic)
Naomi Watts (King Kong, Mulholland Drive)
Tom Felton (Harry Potter Saga)
Clive Owen (Children of Men, Inside Man)

Awards
Palm Springs International Film Festival - Directors to Watch: Claire McCarthy
New Zealand Cinematographers Society - Gold Award & Cinematographer of the Year
Deauville Film Festival

Territories
France