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Bill Shakespeare in Hollywood

Synopsis
Independent feature film. "Macbeth: Creative people and dream makers are drawn to Hollywood. Yet, how many of these aspiring dreamers are shrivelled by their ambitions or eaten by their demons? Hollywood is an empire which feeds on ego, tempting people to lust for "top" status. This is Macbeth in 2011. Macbeth is a rising agent at the leading Talent Agency in Hollywood. After his victory of signing a new "IT" actor, he knows he’s going to get promoted. While on Hollywood Boulevard, three weird creatures accost him and foresee his destiny as the "King" of the film industry. His wife, Lady Macbeth, is an ambitious Beverly Hills housewife and pushes him to in-relenting success, creating a egomaniacal beast that will eventually consume them. Hamlet: How many young people in wealthy Hollywood households are suffocating inside their golden boxes, consumed by their family’s problems, their innocence lost at too young an age... " [IMDb synopsis provided by the producer].
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2011
Duration
112 mins
Availability
No distributor known (4/2011).

Credits

Producer
Jocelyn Ranne
Cinematographer
Mike Roby
Screenplay
Jocelyn Ranne; Rafika Chawishe
Music
C.C. Sheffield; Calexico
Cast
Rafika ChawisheHamlet
Jocelyn RanneLady Macbeth
Pia BundyGertrude
C.C. SheffieldOphelia
Brandon EconGhost
Brandon EconHoratio
Gabriela DiasWitch

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet; Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Hollywood; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Estimated budget $200,000.

Source: Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

Production Company

Name

Munich Film Partners New Century & Company (MFP)

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