Macbeth /

Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together...

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Bibliographic Details
Uniform title:Macbeth (Motion picture : 1971)
Edition:Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
Imprint:[Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
©2014
Description:2 videodiscs (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert
Language:English
Series:The Criterion collection ; 726
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 726.
Subject:Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Macbeth, -- King of Scotland, -- active 11th century -- Drama.
Macbeth, -- King of Scotland, -- active 11th century.
Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.
Regicides -- Scotland -- Drama.
Murder -- Scotland -- Drama.
Married people.
Murder.
Regicides.
Scotland.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Format: DVD Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10079442
Hidden Bibliographic Details
Varying Form of Title:Original title: Tragedy of Macbeth
Other uniform titles:Polanski, Roman,
Hefner, Hugh M. (Hugh Marston), 1926-
Tynan, Kenneth, 1927-1980,
Braunsberg, Andrew,
Finch, Jon, 1941-2012,
Annis, Francesca, 1945-
Shaw, Martin, 1945-
Stride, John, 1936-2018
Selby, Nicholas, 1925-
Bayler, Terence,
Chase, Stephan, 1947-
Shelley, Paul, 1942-
Davis, Noel, 1927-2002,
Pearson, Richard, 1918-2011,
Laurence, Andrew,
Archard, Bernard, 1916-2008,
Bromley, Sydney, 1909-1987,
Hogg, Ian,
Fletcher, Diane,
Purchase, Bruce, 1938-2008,
Wylie, Frank, 1935-1994,
Rimmington, Noelle, 1943-
MacFarquhar, Maisie, 1902-1979,
Taylor, Elsie, 1907-2001,
Chegwin, Keith, 1957-
Taylor, Gilbert,
Shingleton, Wilfrid,
Mendleson, Anthony,
McIntyre, Alastair,
Carter, Fred,
Hobbs, William, 1939-
Gilpin, Sally,
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
Lownes, Victor,
Simon, Frank, 1931 or 1932-
Cavett, Dick,
Burton, Humphrey, 1931-
Coe, Peter, 1929-1987,
Rafferty, Terrence,
Other authors / contributors:Third Ear Band, composer (expression)
Columbia Pictures, presenter, production company.
Playboy Productions, Inc., production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN:9781604658989
1604658983
Physical medium:DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Sound characteristics:digital optical surround Dolby Digital 3.0
Video characteristics:laser optical NTSC
Digital file characteristics:video file DVD video region 1
Notes:DVD release of the 1971 motion picture.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Special features: Disc 1: Trailers. Disc 2: Toil and trouble : making Macbeth (new documentary about the making of the film, featuring interviews with director Roman Polanski, producer Andrew Braunsberg, assistant executive producer Victor Lownes, and stars Francesca Annis and Martin Shaw); Polanski meets Macbeth (a 1971 documentary by Frank Simon featuring rare footage of the film's cast and crew at work); Dick Cavett and Kenneth Tynan (segment from the May 7, 1971 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, Macbeth coscreenwriter Kenneth Tynan, a legendary English theater critic, writer, wit, and outspoken opponent of censorship in the arts, discusses the controversy surrounding his risqué musical play Oh! Calcutta!); Aquarius : "two Macbeths" (segment from London Weekend Television's Aquarius series, taped on January 27, 1972, and presented by Humphrey Burton, featuers director Roman Polanski and British theater director Peter Coe discussing Shakespeare, Macbeth, and their respective productions of the play). Insert features an essay by critic Terrence Rafferty.
Director of photography, Gil Taylor ; production designer, Wilfrid Shingleton ; costume designer, Anthony Mendleson ; music by The Third Ear Band ; editor, Alistair McIntyre ; art director, Fred Carter ; fight director, William Hobbs ; choreographer, Sally Gilpin.
Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, John Stride, Nicholas Selby, Terence Bayler, Stephan Chase, Paul Shelley, Noel Davis, Richard Pearson, Andrew Laurence, Bernard Archard, Sydney Bromley, Ian Hogg, Diane Fletcher, Bruce Purchase, Frank Wylie, Noelle Rimmington, Maisie MacFarquhar, Elsie Taylor, Keith Chegwin.
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 3.0 surround.
Closed-captioned.
Summary:Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means.
Target Audience:MPAA rating: R.
Standard no.:715515126717
Publisher's no.:CC2394D The Criterion Collection
CC2394D-1 The Criterion Collection (disc 1)
CC2394D-2 The Criterion Collection (disc 2)

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