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Opens on April 14


Director: Justin Kurzel Run Time: 113 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2015

Starring: Jack Reynor, Marion Cotillard, Michael Fassbender, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris

Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Rob Conkie, Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Studies at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, will offer a brief introduction to the film, and moderate a post-screening discussion.

** This screening is being presented in collaboration and as part of the 2024 UNC-Charlotte Spring Course: SCREEN SHAKESPEARE.


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