Set in 19th century rural England, young bride who has been sold into marriage to a middle-aged man discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a work on her estate.
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Critics Of "Lady Macbeth"
April 30, 2017 This may be a low-budget affair (reportedly less than 500,000), but it's as richly textured as any more expensive period piece.Read in Source
The Big Issue
May 05, 2017 Lady Macbeth is a deftly assured cinematic debut from theatre director William Oldroyd: a film of unnerving, accumulating tension, punctuated by moments of violence that leave you reeling.Read in Source
Daily Express (UK)
April 30, 2017 Directed with spare intensity by William Oldroyd, it's a picture as icily controlled as its heroine is wild and unpredictable.Read in Source
November 21, 2016 "Lady Macbeth" reveals the essence of its plot in the title, but the dark twists of the thrilling narrative still manage to surprise.Read in Source
May 05, 2017 A film of genuine force, it strikes you in the gut with a clenched fist, simultaneously seduced by its beauty while recoiling at the moral abyss.Read in Source
June 12, 2017 ...the whole adds up to rather less than the sum of its parts.Read in Source
Sunday Independent (Ireland)
May 01, 2017 There are lots of moral issues raised: control vs freedom, freedom vs power, the crossing of moral boundaries and the notion that lust in women is akin to evil. I really liked it.Read in Source
September 09, 2016 Florence Pugh announces herself as a major talent to watch in William Oldroyd's impressively tough-minded Victorian tragedy.Read in Source
April 25, 2017 This brilliantly feminist British indie film plunges a cold, sharp knife into the back of bonnet dramas.Read in Source
September 09, 2016 Lady Macbeth mostly operates within established period conventions, but draws fresh blood from antique material thanks to a sparky cast, subtle nods to contemporary race and gender issues, and a hefty shot of gothic melodrama.Read in Source
Sunday Times (UK)
May 01, 2017 Sometimes a glorious film appears like a cold dart out of an open sky.Read in Source
May 05, 2017 Insinuating and bold, the film quickly worms its way under the skin, unnerving us to the core with its shocking story, clever camerawork and razor-sharp acting.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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