Revengers Tragedy (2002)
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Revenge, obsession, and the morally ambiguous aristocracy are targets of this adaptation by director Alex Cox of the 17th century dark comic play Revengers Tragedy, written by Shakespeare contemporary Thomas Middleton. The vindictive and mentally unstable Vindici (Christopher Eccleston) has returned to the grimy streets of a post-apocalyptic Liverpool in order to attempt to bring ruin to the ruling family led by the Duke (Derek Jacobi). The Duke was personally responsible for the death of
Jan 1, 2001 Limited
Jun 29, 2004
Probably destined to join Cox's other films (Sid and Nancy, Repo Man) as a cult favorite.
A gloriously over-the-top revenge comedy-drama that could attract a cult following.
Cox is laughing and enjoying all the twisted ridiculousness of it all.
Could use a few things -- like, I dunno, maybe life, skill, comprehension and the wisdom of knowing that jokes and a sense of humour are not the same thing.
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