Macbeth (Welles)

This adaptation of the Bard was shot in 23 days on a western backlot at Republic Studios and is pure cinema: moodily magnificent photography reinforces the sense of a nightmarish world, where primitive emotions hold sway with absolute, compelling simplicity. Adventurous film-making by star/director Orson Welles also Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy and Roddy McDowall.

Year: 1948
Genre: Shakespeare, Witches and Wizards, Alice's Playhouse
Country: USA
Director: Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy
Duration: 107 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse (Shakespeare)
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