R | | Drama, History, War
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Michael Fassbender was cast after working with See-Saw Films' producers Iain Canning and Emile Sherman in Shame (2011). With Fassbender on board, attention turned to a director who could complement the lead actor's style and add a new layer to this classic play. It was a screening of The Snowtown Murders (2011) by Justin Kurzel, which ... ...
Fair is foul, and foul is fair.
When Macbeth placed the dagger on the young warrior's chest, he places the dead man's hand on top of the blade. In the next shot, the dead man's hand is rested on his chest - below the knife.
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