The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • 2021
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joel Coen
  • Cast: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Bertie Carvel, Alex Hassell, Corey Hawkins, Harry Melling, Brendan Gleeson

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The Tragedy of Macbeth

A Scottish lord (Denzel Washington) becomes convinced by a trio of witches that he will become the next King of Scotland, and his ambitious wife (Frances McDormand) supports him in his plans of seizing power. Directed by Joel Coen and based on the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. It is the first film directed by one of the Coen brothers without the other's involvement.

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Joel Coen was lost with Ethan on The Tragedy of Macbeth

3 Dec 2021

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Joel Coen "missed" working with his brother Ethan on 'The Tragedy of Macbeth'. The 67-year-old filmmaker has helmed the new adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy – which features Denzel Washington and Joel's wife Frances McDormand as Lord and Lady…

Frances McDormand thinks age makes a difference in Macbeth

14 Apr 2020

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Frances McDormand believes 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' differs from the Shakespeare tale as the main characters are older. The Oscar-winning actress will play Lady Macbeth in a new take on William Shakespeare's play – which features Denzel Washington in…

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