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The tragedy of Macbeth

Format: Blu-Ray 2014
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Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 726.
Subjects Macbeth, -- King of Scotland, -- active 11th century -- Drama.
Gruoch, -- Queen, consort of Macbeth, King of Scotland -- Drama.
Regicides -- Scotland -- Drama.
Witches -- Drama.
Violent crimes -- Drama.
Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Scotland -- History -- To 1057 -- Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [Irvington, New York] :2014
Edition Blu-ray, Director-approved Blu-ray special edition, Widescreen.
Other Titles Macbeth.
Roman Polanski's film of The tragedy of Macbeth
Roman Polanski's Macbeth
Contributors Polanski, Roman, screenwriter, film director.
Tynan, Kenneth, 1927-1980, screenwriter.
Braunsberg, Andrew, film producer.
Finch, Jon, 1941-2012, actor.
Annis, Francesca, 1945- actor.
Shaw, Martin, 1945- actor.
Stride, John, 1936-2018 actor.
Selby, Nicholas, 1925- actor.
Bayler, Terence, actor.
Chase, Stephan, 1947- actor.
Shelley, Paul, 1942- actor.
Davis, Noel, 1927-2002, actor.
Pearson, Richard, 1918-2011, actor.
Laurence, Andrew, actor.
Archard, Bernard, 1916-2008, actor.
Bromley, Sydney, 1909-1987, actor.
Hogg, Ian, actor.
Fletcher, Diane, actor.
Purchase, Bruce, 1938-2008, actor.
Wylie, Frank, 1935-1994, actor.
Rimmington, Noelle, actor.
MacFarquhar, Maisie, actor.
Taylor, Elsie, actor.
Chegwin, Keith, actor.
Taylor, Gilbert, director of photography.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
Third Ear Band, composer, performer.
Columbia Pictures, presenter.
Playboy Productions, Inc., production company.
Caliban Films Ltd., production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, John Stride, Nicholas Selby, Terence Bayler, Stephan Chase, Paul Shelley, Noel Davis, Richard Pearson, Andrew Laurence, Bernard Archard, Sydney Bromley, Ian Hogg, Diane Fletcher, Bruce Purchase, Frank Wylie, Noelle Rimmington, Maisie MacFarquhar, Elsie Taylor, Keith Chegwin.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Gil Taylor ; music, The Third Ear Band ; editor, Alistair McIntyre.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Blu-ray Disc release of the 1971 motion picture.
Accompanying insert (12 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm) comprises information about the tranfer, cast and crew lists, and an essay by Terrence Rafferty.
Special features: Trailers ; Toil and trouble : making Macbeth (documentary) (2014) (60 min.); Polanski meets Macbeth (documentary) (1971) (47 min.); Dick Cavett and Kenneth Tynan (segment from an episode of The Dick Cavett show) (1971) (14 min.); Aquarius : "two Macbeths" (segment from the London Weekend Television series Aquarius) (1972) (30 min.).
System Details Blu-ray Disc; region A; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; filmed in Todd-AO 35; DTS-HD 3.0 surround.
Blu-ray Disc requires a Blu-ray Disc player.
Description 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781604658972
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