Macbeth is a 1971 British-American drama film directed by Roman Polanski, based on William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Macbeth, about the Highland lord who becomes King of Scotland through treachery and murder. It features Jon Finch as Macbeth and Francesca Annis as Lady Macbeth. For cinematic purposes, passages from the original play were cut for time and some soliloquies changed to inner monologues for the sake of psychological realism. When Roman Polanski's pregnant wife, Sharon Tate, and several of his friends were all senselessly murdered by members of the Charles Manson cult at the...
|Release date:||October 13, 1971|
|Directed by:||Roman Polanski|
|Producer:||Andrew Braunsberg, Timothy Burrill, Hugh Hefner, Victor Lownes|
|Music by:||Third Ear Band, The Third Ear Band|
|Screenplay by:||Roman Polanski, Kenneth Tynan|