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Macbeth (2011)

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Sir Patrick Stewart stars in director Rupert Goold's visionary take on William Shakespeare's classic play, which shifts the action to a foreboding purgatory in order to explore mankind's eternal struggle for power. Based on the production originally staged at the famed Chichester Festival Theater in England, and co-starring Kate Fleetwood as Lady Macbeth.

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Cast

Kate Fleetwood
as Lady Macbeth
Scott Handy
as Malcolm
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Audience Reviews for Macbeth

Stewart and Fleetwood are amazing. As good as any I've seen play the roles. Michael Feast, as Macduff, has an incredible take on the scene where Macduff finds out what Macbeth has done to him. I loved it. I don't care for modernized setting for Shakespeare, but I can't fault this version.

Morris Nelms
Morris Nelms

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A compelling and utterly bone-chilling adaptation. A masterpiece. It's a stylish, spine-tingling and robust edge of your seat thriller that shakes you to the core. An incredible tour de force of work all around for the production, the direction and Stewart's unforgettable performance. Patrick Stewart is absolutely magnificent, he shines in this classic role and gives one of his most commanding and stunning performances. A triumphant performance. Nothing short of brilliant stuff. A furiously entertaining and stylishly told movie.

Al S
Al S

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