The Reenactment is a modern mystery detective thriller adaption of William Shakespeare's “Mousetrap”-scene in his Hamlet. The film is set in the wintery landscape of the Snowy Mountains in Australia.
Hamlet a Detective tries to solve his father’s sudden death by recreating the crime
with the help of the police and actors. The soul of Hamlet’s father has approached
him and revealed that Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle, has murdered him. For this reason
Hamlet the Detective arranges a recreation of the crime scene to be shown in front
of his uncle, Claudius and his mother, Gertrude. This way he would be able to
examine their reactions and the grade of Claudius’s guiltiness as well as find out
about the trustworthiness of his father’s soul.