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Lady Macbeth

British actress Florence Pugh and British screenwriter Alice Birch burst onto the scene, showcasing electrifying talent and biting wit, with this low-budget chamber-piece. Stark cinematography from The Power of the Dog’s Ari Wegner and confident direction from Brit William Oldroyd, ensure Lady Macbeth will linger in the mind and burrow beneath the skin.

Directors

  • William Oldroyd

Writers

  • Alice Birch

Cast

  • Florence Pugh
  • Cosmo Jarvis
  • Paul Hilton
  • Naomi Ackie
  • Christopher Fairbank

Synopsis

In 1860s Northumberland, Katherine (Florence Pugh) finds herself trapped in a loveless marriage to a man as cold and unforgiving as the landscape. As she embarks on a passionate affair with a young farmhand, Katherine finds she has a taste for power and will stop at nothing to retain it.