Lady Macbeth  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr27

Lady Macbeth (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Apart from her ruthlessness in the act of murder, the title character here bears little resemblance to Shakespeare’s character of that name.  The film is based on a nineteenth century Russian novella called “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District” by Nikolai Leskov and was also later adapted into the better known opera of the same title by Shostakovich. 

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