Mel Gibson's portrayal of Hamlet is strong and full of life.
The costumes, artistic design, and scenery are rich and beautiful.
Polonius appears to be a fool except for the advice that he gives to his son Laertes as the young man leaves Elsinore to continue his education in France.
There is sexual tension between Hamlet and Gertrude, his mother.
Very little in the Elsinore of "Hamlet" is what it seems.
She raised you herself and you are closer to her than to anyone.
Other themes in the play include: decay and corruption; relationships between father and son; relationships between mother and son; friendship; romantic relationships; the corrupting influence of the desire for power; and the meaning and possibilities of stagecraft.
When you are away at school the King suddenly dies.
Such a realization or a moral code would have stopped Hamlet from trying to kill Claudius until it was clear that there was no other way to rid Denmark of the King's corrupting influence.
And then a ghost appears who looks just like your father.
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He says that your uncle killed him!!
Put another way, Hamlet's tragic flaw was that he lacked the understanding or a system of ethics to tell him that revenge for the sake of revenge was wrong.