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Macbeth in Manhattan (1999)

R | | Drama | 14 March 1999 (USA)
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Claudia / Lady Macbeth
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Max / Macduff
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William / Macbeth
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Richard / Director
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Derek / Duncan
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Samantha / First Witch
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Michelle / Second Witch
Tertia Lynch ...
Wendy / Third Witch
Lisa G. ...
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Michael / Malcolm
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Robert / Ross
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Joe Connelly / Banquo
Alan Pottinger ...
Jim / Murderer
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Patty / Stage Manager
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Rated R for language
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A fine modern romp through the skullduggery of Macbeth
21 October 2000 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

This was a hit in the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film festival in Austin last year, and features a fine cast headed up by E.R.'s Gloria Reuben, and a scenery-chewing John Glover. Though shot on a small budget in NYC, the film looks and sounds fabulous, and takes us on a behind the scenes whirl through the rehearsal and mounting of what actors call "The Scottish Play," as a reference to the word "Macbeth" is thought to bring on the play's ancient curse. The acting company exhibits all the emotions of the play itself, lust, jealousy, rage, suspicion, and a bit of fun as well. The games begin when an accomplished actor is replaced (in the lead role) by a well-known "pretty face" from the TV soap opera scene in order to draw bigger crowds. The green-eyed monster takes over from there, and the drama unfolds nicely. Fine soundtrack, and good performances all around. The DVD includes director's commentary and some deleted scenes as well.


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