Macbeth (2015)

Macbeth (2015)

Macbeth (2015)

Michael Fassbender sees a dagger before him as Macbeth in William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, self-fulfilling a prophecy to become King of Scotland by means of blood and betrayal. Co-stars Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard as Lady Macbeth, who spurs her husband into action.

2015Rating: MA15+, Strong violence113 minsUK, France, USA
DramaFestival & Independent

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Macbeth (2015) / Reviews

Flicks, Matt Glasby

Flicks, Matt Glasby

Justin Kurzel’s Snowtown was a devastating true-crime tale of poverty, rape and murder. So it’s no surprise he’d be drawn to Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy, or that the results would be bleaker than a Glaswegian dentists. The real head-scratcher is that anyone let him.

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Variety

Variety

Fearsomely visceral and impeccably performed, it’s a brisk, bracing update, even as it remains exquisitely in period.

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Total Film

Total Film

When it flies, it's riveting. When it doesn't, it's still pretty damn good.

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Time Out

Time Out

Shakespeare like a western: spare and savage.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

Unseams the famous Shakespearean tragedy open from the nave to the chops, letting its insides spill out across the rock underfoot.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

There is a lot of sound and fury in this Macbeth, but not without meaning.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

It's a rough, primitive kingdom that Kurzel has built... It's great Shakespeare.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An intensely compelling work.

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Herald Sun

Herald Sun

This arresting adaptation of the most cinematic of Shakespeare's plays is as near to definitive as Roman Polanski's celebrated 1971 version.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Inspired, innovative, stunning, with unforgettable performances and images, this is up there with the great screen Shakespeares.

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