Lady Macbeth

In 19th century rural England, a young bride who discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.

Lady Macbeth
United Kingdom 2016
  • Czech
89 min.

Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Director: William Oldroyd
Based on: Nikolaj Leskov
Screenplay: Alice Birch
Cinematography: Ari Wegner
Music: Dan Jones
Editing: Nick Emerson
Production Design: Jacqueline Abrahams
Producer: Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
Cast: Florence Pugh, Christopher Fairbank, Bill Fellows, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie, Cosmo Jarvis, Finn Burridge