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Lorren Bent ... Witch 2
... Witch
... Loon
... Macduff
... Malcolm
... Lady Macduff
Jane Gurnett ... Gentlewoman
Lesley Joseph ... Witch
Dorian Lough ... Seyton
... Duncan
... Banquo
... Porter
Peter Theiss ... First Murderer
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English thespian Sean Pertwee plays the painfully ambitious royal who schemes to murder so he can ascend to the throne in this superior version of William Shakespeare's literary classic. Spurred by the pressure exerted by his equally power-hungry wife, Lady MacBeth (Greta Scacchi), the Thane conspires to kill, but is so overcome with guilt that he's unable to wash the blood off his hands -- literally and figuratively. Written by Polly_Kat

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An almost Science Fiction version of Macbeth....
24 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

A truly unique version of Macbeth, with fantastic performances from Sean Pertwee, Greta Scachi, Michael Maloney and Jack Davenport. This movie succeeds where other recent Shakespearean movies fail. This movie has great casting, very intresting settings......very well updated. Definatly ranks up there with even Trevor Nunn's Macbeth. Go out and rent it today!


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