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MacbethThe words belong to Mr. Shakespeare. All else in this Macbeth is the pleasurably fevered invention of brash Australian director Geoffrey...MacbethPT109MUnratedThe words belong to Mr. Shakespeare. All else in this Macbeth is the pleasurably fevered invention of brash Australian director Geoffrey...2007-06-29Truly Indie

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B+

Macbeth

Starring: Sam Worthington; Director: Geoffrey Wright; Release Date Limited: 07/15/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 109; MPAA Rating: Unrated; Distributor: Truly Indie

The words belong to Mr. Shakespeare. All else in this Macbeth is the pleasurably fevered invention of brash Australian director Geoffrey Wright, who turned Russell Crowe into a star 15 years ago with Romper Stomper and who now turns a Scottish revenge play into a sexy, bloody gangland showdown set in present-day Melbourne. For kinks, the three witches are naughty rave-teens. And for kicks, the cast, led by Sam Worthington (Somersault), is consciously chosen for its beauty, each player a brawling rock star in his own mind. B+

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