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MACBETH

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MACBETH

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 112m 50s

Release date 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 This work was 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.

Details

Title
MACBETH
Year
2015
Distributor(s)
Studio Canal
Classified date(s)
01/09/2015
Main language
English
Submitted run time
112m 50s
Approved footage
10155+0
BBFC reference
AFF324127
Registration number
CFJ35141

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