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Lady Macbeth

99 mins
2017
BBFC 15

Film times

Sat

27 May

Mon

29 May

Wed

31 May

Florence Pugh is like a lightning bolt, totally electric as Katherine.

Cath Clarke, Time Out

Rural England, 1865. Katherine 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. "This brilliantly feminist British indie film plunges a cold, sharp knife into the back of bonnet dramas. ‘Lady Macbeth’ is like a Jane Austen story with a dash of sex and murder and a nineteenth-century heroine who might have swallowed the works of Caitlin Moran and Gloria Steinem."


Starring:
Florence Pugh, Christopher Fairbank, Cosmo Jarvis
Director:
William Oldroyd
Language:
English
Country:
United Kingdom