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Macbeth

Synopsis
Feature film version of Macbeth filmed in Lapland.
Language
Sami (Lappish)
Country
Sweden
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2004
Duration
85 mins

Credits

Director
Alex Scherpf; Bo Landin
Producer
Bo Landin
Cinematographer
Jens Jansson
Cast
Toivo LukkariMacbeth
Anitta SuikkariLady Macbeth
Alex ScherpfMurderer (2nd)
Bals. Per Hendrik 
Ebba Joks 
Irene Lansman 
Mikkel Gaup 
Rolf DegerlundMurderer (1st)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The film is performed in the Sámi language but has not been adapted to the Sámi culture and it does not use the Sámi people’s traditional dress.
General
The film is based on the production staged by Alex Scherpf at the Ice Globe Theatre in Jukkasjarvi, Swedish Lapland in January 2004.
Reviews
Rosenthal, Daniel. 100 Shakespeare Films. London:BFI, 2007 pp125-6

Production Company

Name

Scandinature Films

Email
marianne.landin@scandinature.com
Web
http://www.scandinature.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 453 654 2236
Fax
+1 453 654 2503
Address
1168 Countryside Circle
Heber City
UT 84032
USA
Name

Signature Films

Archive

Name

National Library of Sweden, Department of Audiovisual Media

Email
foexp@kb.se
Web
http://www.smdb.kb.se External site opens in new window
Phone
=46 (0) 10-709 30 20
Fax
+46 (0)10-709 39 34
Address
Research Service
Box 5039
102 41 Stockholm
Sweden
Notes
The Swedish National Archive of Recorded Sound and Moving Images (SLBA) ceased to exist as a public authority in its own right at the end of 2008. As of 1 January 2009, it operate as the Department of Audiovisual Media under the National Library of Sweden.

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