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Lady Macbeth (2016)

R | | Drama, Romance | 14 July 2017 (USA)
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In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.

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Mary
Fleur Houdijk ...
Tessa
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Dr. Burdon
Nicholas Lumley ...
Mr. Robertson
Raymond Finn ...
Mr. Kirkbride
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Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. 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. Written by Production

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for some disturbing violence, strong sexuality/nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Lady Macbeth  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$64,537, 16 July 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,129,408, 5 October 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,007,759, 20 August 2017
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2.39 : 1
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French visa # 146143. See more »

Goofs

First appearing at 14:30 is a Cornish Rex cat. The breed is quite new, appearing first around 1950 as a genetic mutation. Therefore it can not be in existence in the 1800's. See more »

Quotes

Alexander: Take your nightdress off. Face the wall. Face the wall!
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Remake of Sibirska Ledi Magbet (1962) See more »

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Unexpectedly gripping, wildly entertaining, and driven by a star-making performance
6 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

This was such a great surprise. I guess I expected either an all-out thriller or a very subtle, restrained drama, and what I got instead was a delicious mix of both ends of the spectrum. The events that go on certainly are what one would expect out of a melodrama, but the film becomes more than that by not resorting to the usual theatrics or melodramatic styles. It's quiet and restrained while also being quite insane at its core and that't not an easy feat to achieve. I can see how audiences might be very mixed on this and I completely understand it, but I found it incredibly gripping, incredibly well made, and one of the most purely entertaining films of the year so far. One thing that I don't see people being mixed on, however, is on Florence Pugh. She is absolutely incredible and one would struggle to think of how this character could have been brought to life from the page in any other way. In a just world she would be winning tons of awards.


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