Ophelia Cinema June 28th

OPHELIA PERIOD SET DRAMA WITH DAISY RIDLEY, NAOMI WATTS, CLIVE OWEN, TOM FELTON FINALLY GETS A TRAILER AND RELEASE DATE!

   ‘OPHELIA’ TRAILER SENDS
Ophelia finally arrives next June!

DAISY RIDLEY INTO 14TH CENTURY

Even though it premiered back at the very beginning of 2018 at Sundance Film Festival, OPHELIA period set drama is finally getting a theatre release this summer, opening in Northern American cinemas June 28th! The reimagining of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet has the story told from Ophelia’s perspective! The movie, set in the 14th century but spoken in modern language, is based on the award-winning book by Lisa Klein and is

Massimo Cantini did the amazing costumes in the movie

also directed by a woman – Claire McCarthy who is currently directing BBC epic series The Luminaries, an adventure mystery set in the midst of New Zealand’s 1860’s gold rush!

THE STORY OF OPHELIA
Daisy Ridley appears in the movie as the titular character. She plays the most trusted lady-in-waiting to the Queen Gertrude of Danmark (played by

Daisy Ridley plays the lead role of Ophelia in the film

Naomi Watts) who took her into Elsinore Castle as a rebellious and motherless child! Soon enough, Ophelia captures the attention of the young

Naomi Watts plays Gertrude the Queen of Denmark!

Prince Hamlet (played by George MacKay) and a forbidden love blossoms and passionate romance kindles between the two in secret! As the kingdom is

The dialogues in the movie are spoken in modern language.

on the brink of war amidst its own political intrigue, lust and betrayal begin to tear Elsinore Castle apart from within in this reimagining of the famed

The movie is based on an award winning book by Lisa Klein

Hamlet. When Hamlet’s father is murdered and the prince’s wits begin to unravel into an insatiable quest for vengeance, Ophelia sharply navigates the

Clive Owen plays evil king Claudius.

rules of power in Denmark all while struggling to choose between her true love and her own life. The movie, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival also stars Clive Owen as Claudius and Tom Felton as Laertes with Nathaniel Parker as the king!