Lady Macbeth (15)

Lady Macbeth

From the archive

This film was last shown on 3 October 2017

Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Adapted from Nikolai Leskov's 19th Century novella "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk".

William Oldroyd
1 hour 30 minutes
Christopher Fairbank, Cosmo Jarvis, Florence Pugh


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