Ophelia is a 2018 British-American romantic drama film directed by Claire McCarthy.
Starring Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen, George MacKay, Tom Felton, Devon Terrell, Mia Quiney, Anna Rust, Dominic Mafham, Daisy Head and others.
IFC Films on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 released the trailer:
Ophelia Ft. Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts & Clive Owen - Official Trailer I HD I IFC Films.
Young Ophelia (Daisy Ridley) and Laertes (Tom Felton) are taken into Elsinore Castle with their father. Before young Prince Hamlet (George MacKay) departure's to University, Ophelia makes a small interference to his farewell party, which surprises Queen Gertrude (Naomi Watts), who later includes Ophelia as one of her ladies-in-waiting.
Several years later, Prince Hamlet (MacKay) returns to the kingdom after finishing his education, while Claudius (Clive Owen) starts a secret affair with Queen Gertrude. As she is approaching old age with inept sadness, Gertrude sends Ophelia (Ridley) to see a witch named Matilda (Watts) and hands her a potion to get her youth again and desires 2 ounces of the witch's tonic. After a heated argument between King Hamlet and Queen Gertrude, The King is murdered. With the kingdom in need of a King, Claudius steps in and marries The Queen. Hamlet bends the knee to Claudius, but is not happy about the sudden turn of events.
At the same time, Ophelia captures the affections of Hamlet, and they start a relationship. Later, Hamlet confesses his love for Ophelia and they secretly marry and have sex. Hamlet vows to avenge his father's death and that they will leave that place. The kingdom is on the brink of war amidst its own political intrigue and betrayal. King Claudius sets Ophelia up as a trap to see if Hamlet loves her. However, prior to this, Ophelia had found poison in Claudius' coat, and she confesses this all to Hamlet while Claudius watches from afar. Ophelia tells Hamlet that they are being watched, so they pretend to have nothing to do with each other; Hamlet walks away mad. Hamlet puts on a play that upsets King Claudius. Hamlet draws his sword on the king, and the King declares treason. Ophelia's father is killed.
Here is the full cast and characters of Ophelia.
The film Ophelia was scheduled to be released on January 22, 2018 (Sundance) and on June 28, 2019 (United States) by IFC Films, ACE Entertainment, GEM Entertainment, Film & TV House, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, NOS Audiovisuais and WOWOW Cinema.
The duration of the film is 107 minutes. The film grossed over $224,410.
The film Ophelia is rated with "PG-13" rating.
Ophelia got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.
More information about Ophelia you can get at:
Official website: ifcfilms.com/films/ophelia
Wikipedia: Ophelia (2018 film)