Lady Macbeth

Win a double pass to see Lady Macbeth in cinemas

June 26, 2017

Trapped in a loveless marriage of convenience, a headstrong young woman fights for her life. Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) 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 […]

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Sydney Film Festival Review: Lady Macbeth (UK, 2016) is an undeniably powerful piece of cinema

June 9, 2017

Based on the Nikolai Leskov novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, itself inspired by the character in Shakespeare’s classic Macbeth, William Oldroyd‘s daring film is far from the period piece one might expect given its title. Tightly pieced together by Alice Birch‘s bold screenplay via a star-making performance from Florence Pugh, Lady Macbeth is a psycho-sexual thriller disguised […]

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Sharmill Films to bring three films from the Toronto International Film Festival to Australian cinemas

October 13, 2016

Australian distributor Sharmill Films has revealed they will be bringing three more films from the Toronto International Film Festival to Australia: Frantz, The Ornithologist, and Heal The Living, will join Lady Macbeth on the Sharmill Films 2017 release slate. Frantz is the latest film from French director François Ozon. The film is set in the wake of the […]

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Australian distributor Sharmill Films acquires Lady Macbeth in Toronto

September 30, 2016

Australian distributor Sharmill Films have acquired standout Toronto Film Festival offering Lady Macbeth.  The film is a Gothic tale of a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience in 19th century England. Much like the original Lady Macbeth, her actions leave in their wake a maelstrom of murder, mayhem and mystery on a country estate. […]

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