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Tragedy of Macbeth, The

Synopsis
Feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s play starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
2021

Credits

Director
Joel Coen
Producer
Frances McDormand; Joel Coen; Scott Rudin
Cinematographer
Bruno Delbonnel
Screenplay
Joel Coen
Music
Carter Burwell
Production Design
Stefan Dechant
Costume
Marie Zophres
Cast
Denzel WashingtonMacbeth
Frances McDormandLady Macbeth
Corey HawkinsMacduff
Harry MellingMalcolm
Alex HassellRoss
Brandan GleesonKing Duncan
James UdomSeyton
Kathryn HunterWitch
Lucas BarkerFleance
Matt HelmDonalbain
Miles AndersonLennox
Moses IngramLady Macduff
Nancy DalyNurse (Gentlewoman)
Ralph InesonCaptain
Sean Patrick ThomasMenteith

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
Scheduled for cinema release on Christmas Day 2021 and then on Apple TV streaming services from 14 January 2022.
General
The first film directed by Joel Coen without his brother Ethan. Shot in black and white. Producer Scott Rudin had his name removed from the film prior to its release.
History
The film had its world premiere on 24 September 2021 at the New York Film Festival.

Distributor

Name

A24

Web
https://a24films.com/ External site opens in new window
Name

Apple TV

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