Joel Coen's spellbinding monochrome vision of Shakespeare's literary classic unites acting heavyweights Denzel Washington (Fences, Malcolm X) and Frances McDormand (Nomadland, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) for a visually stunning cinematic adaptation.
"Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand hit top form in Joel Coen’s austere reimagining of Shakespeare’s Scottish bloodbath" - The Guardian ★★★★★
Receiving a vision from a shapeshifting trio of witches (a scene-stealing Kathryn Hunter), Macbeth (Washington), the Thane of Glamis, sets out on a dangerous, bloody path to becoming the King of Scotland, aided by his cunning wife, Lady Macbeth (McDormand)…
"Joel Coen's first film without his brother is as weird as a waking dream, Frances McDormand's Lady Macbeth a match for her fellow star." - The Telegraph ★★★★★
Breathing new life into the legend with awe-inspiringly stark cinematography which recalls German expressionism and boasting a stellar supporting cast including Brendan Gleeson (Calvary) and Harry Melling (Harry Potter, The Queen’s Gambit), The Tragedy of Macbeth is a ravishing, proudly theatrical reimagining, masterfully realised by director Joel Coen (Fargo, The Big Lebowski), who solo directs for the first time sans brother Ethan with supreme confidence.
"The perfect cinematic Shakespeare." -The Times ★★★★★
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