• 2011
  • UK
  • 2h 3min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ralph Fiennes
  • Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox, Jessica Chastain, Paul Jesson
  • UK release: 20 January 2012

Coriolanus (Fiennes) is a valiant Roman soldier whose contempt for the masses causes him to fall victim to the city's scheming politicians. Fiennes, debuting as director, creates a modern day, war-torn Rome using Serbian locations, restless cinematography and an excellent cast, making this a powerful and resonant reimagining of Shakespeare's tragedy.

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Performance times

The Customs House, South Shields (0.0 miles)

Mill Dam, South Shields, England, NE33 1ES
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Wed 11 Oct


£15.50 (£14.50; Children £14.50)

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5 Jan 20124 stars

Ralph Fiennes proves as adept behind the camera as in front of it in this Shakespeare adaptation

(15) 123min Ralph Fiennes’ directorial debut is a powerful reimagining of the Shakespearean tragedy and is a resonant story about leadership, politics and power. Acting as well as directing, Fiennes stars as the central character, the eponymous…

Ralph Fiennes, star and director of Coriolanus - profile

5 Jan 2012

Man behind the modernised Shakespeare adap has Bardic pedigree

Name Ralph Fiennes Born Ipswich, Suffolk, 22 December, 1962 Background Initially a star onstage with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Fiennes gained international film recognition for his Oscar-nominated performance as Nazi Commander Amon Göth in…

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