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MACBETH (2015)

MACBETH <span>(2015)</span> artwork

MACBETH (2015)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 110

Release dates 02/10/2015

BBFCInsight strong bloody violence

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Justin Kurzel

Cast includes Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, David Thewlis, Elizabeth Debicki, Sean Harris, Jack Reynor, Paddy Considine, David Hayman, Ross Anderson, Maurice Roëves, Barrie Martin

Summary MACBETH is an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 22/09/2015

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MACBETH is an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy.

Violence

Battle sequences feature sight of people being stabbed with swords, resulting in blood spurts. A young boy's throat is cut with a sword. A man is stabbed in his bed; there is sight of the bed covered in blood.

Two characters have sex; they remain fully clothed but there is thrusting and heavy breathing. A character puts his hand up a woman's skirt.

A mother and her children are tied to wooden posts; a subsequent fire in the same location implies that they have been killed.

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Details

Title
MACBETH
Year
2015
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
30/11/2015
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF324127

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