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Macbeth

Synopsis
Feature film. Brilliant young general Macbeth pulls off a glorious victory in battle before returning to an indolent court where honours are dispensed by whim. Spurred on by prophesying drifters and an ambitious wife, Macbeth sets his sights on the throne. In Kit Monkman’s new adaptation, this tale of unchecked ambition, soured friendship, lost intimacy and the descent into nihilism is encountered in a strange and claustrophobic territory partly conjured by the mind. Mark Rowley is Macbeth.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2018
Availability
No distributor known (2/2017)
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Scotland; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
History of Macbeth on Film, A

Credits

Director
Kit Monkman
Producer
Alan Latham; Kit Monkman
Screenplay
Judith Buchanan; Kit Monkman; Tom Mattinson; Tom Wexler
Costume
Kimi Nakano
Cast
Akiya Henry 
Al Weaver 
Alan McKenna 
Charles Mnene 
David Bark-Jones 
David Bradley (3) 
Kelly Burke 
Mark Rowley 

Production Company

Name

GSP Studios

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