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In the Flesh

Synopsis
Porn film. An adaptation of Macbeth set in a castle in Budapest. Courtney Lehman (op cit) makes a case for the film being ‘a surprisingly faithful adaptation’ , offering a ‘provocative example of the multinational dimensions of adult filmmaking’.
Language
English
Country
Hungary; United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1997
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Antonio Passolini; Stuart Canterbury
Producer
Anthony R. Lovett
Screenplay
Anthony R. Lovett; Stuart Canterbury
Cast
Mike HornerLord Macbeth (Macbeth)
Kylie IrelandLady Macbeth (Lady Macbeth)
Zensa RaggiLord Macduff (Macduff)
ValentinoBanquo (Banquo)
MinaLady Macduff (Lady Macduff)

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Macbeth
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Porn films

Notes

Reviews
Lehmann, Courtney ‘Film Adaptations’ in Burt, Richard (ed). Shakespeares After Shakespeares: an Encyclopedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture. 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006. p, 103, entry 398; Douglas Lanier’s assessment can be found in the same book p. 211, entry 864.

Production Company

Name

VCA

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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