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The Tragedy of Macbeth

Roman Polanski United States, 1971

Stefan Drees's rating of the film Macbeth

A fierce, powerful and atmospheric adaption of Shakespeare's play that gains a lot through the way Polanski stages the inner monologues. The third witch scene with its kind of Greek chorus is awesome. Among the many noteworthy things is the music because it changes its character and is transformed to a harsh instrumental sound during the course of action.