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Lady Macbeth

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Director William OLDROYD
Nation UK
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Overview

In this adaptation of Nikolai Leskov´s novella 『Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk』 a 19th century young bride is sold into marriage to a middle-aged man.

Director

William OLDROYD

Born in London, he studied directing at RADA in Residence at the Young Vic Theatre. His first short film, Christ’s Dog(2011) was written by Howard Barker and nominated for Best Short Film at the Hamburg International Independent Film Festival. His second short film, Best, written by Adam Brace, won the Sundance London Short Film competition and subsequently screened at Sundance, Park City. Lady Macbeth is his debut feature film.