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Release Date: July 14th, 2017

R|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
In rural England, 1865, a woman who is trapped in a loveless marriage to a much older man begins a passionate affair with a man her own age.

Cast: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie, Christopher Fairbank, Bill Fellows, Joseph Teague, Ian Conningham

Director: William Oldroyd

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: British Film Institute, BBC Films

Distributors: Roadside Attractions

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  • Superbly acted and executed, this spare piece of storytelling marks an assertive feature debut for theatre and opera director William Oldroyd. show more

  • Oldroyd...maintains such a rigorous distance from Katherine that she gradually seems less like a human being than like a mere carnival attraction. show more

  • 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. show more

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Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)