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Lady Macbeth Reviews



out of 100

Universal acclaim
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  • 90

    out of 100

    VarietyGuy Lodge

    An impressively stark, narratively ruthless Victorian chamber piece that feels about as modern as its crinolines will permit, William Oldroyd’s pristine debut feature slowly reveals a violent moral ambiguity that needles the mind far longer than its polite period-piece trappings suggest.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterStephen Dalton

    Lady Macbeth mostly operates within established period conventions, but draws fresh blood from antique material thanks to a sparky cast, subtle nods to contemporary race and gender issues, and a hefty shot of gothic melodrama.

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