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Macbeth (1997)

 -  Drama  -  16 May 1997 (UK)
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

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In eleventh century Scotland, three witches foretell that Macbeth will become King, while Banquo will beget Kings. Macbeth accordingly has King Duncan slain, and is duly crowned in his place. But that's where his problems really begin... Written by duncan shine <shine@telecall.co.uk>

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Jason Connery's father Sean Connery also played Macbeth in the Canadian adaptation Macbeth (1961). See more »

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There still are good actors around!
30 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Excellent performance. There still are good actors around! Also great directing and photography. Very true to Shakespear, and a 'must' for all Shakespear fans. Macbeth (Jason Connery) moved me to tears with his final monolog (out brief candle, out)He gave the sphere of moral decay and dark forces a human face, which makes it the more interesting. Helen Baxendale is a very credible lady Macbeth who can be very cheerfull at times and sometimes she just looks like a naughty girl, but deadly in her taste for blood and evil. If you love death and decay, and Shakespears lyrics... this is the one.


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