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Macbeth

Synopsis
An abridged LEGO movie adaptation of Macbeth, Act V, featuring Macbeth, Malcolm, Macduff, Young Siward, and Lady Macbeth as ‘special appearance’.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Multimedia
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2003
Duration
3:31

Credits

Director
Jeremy Williams
Producer
Ferder
Writer
William Shakespeare

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Hamlet
Julius Caesar
McBeth

Notes

Notes
The film clip can be viewed at http://www.brickfilms.com/filmview.php?filmID=456
or at
http://www.archive.org/details/macbeth_fullscreen
General
One of several Shakespearean lego movies collected at www.brickfilms.com, an online community "dedicated to the art of stop motion animation," whose main focus is the animation of plastic building toys, or bricks (LEGO, Mega Bloks, Best-Lock etc). These animations have become known as "brickfilms" or "LEGO Movies".
History
This production was created for a school project. It was produced and edited by Ferder Jonathan Williams) and directed and filmed by his brother Jeremy Williams. Production date is unknown but the clip was added to the www.brickfilm.com website on 12.09.2003.
Reviews
An online reviewer comments: "For a film with relatively low production quality, this film has a surprising number of strong points. The sets well designed, some humor is injected into an otherwise typical Shakespeare story, and the voice acting is well done."

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.brickfilms.com/filmview.php?filmID=436

Distributor

Name

Brickfilms.com

Web
http://www.brickfilms.com External site opens in new window

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