• 2016
  • 1h 29min
  • Director: William Oldroyd
  • Writers: Nikolai Leskov (based on Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), Alice Birch
  • Stars: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton

Nicolai Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk relocated to 19th Century northern England. A young woman, sold into a loveless marriage with an older man, has an affair with an estate worker and unrepentantly achieves her ambitions.

Lady Macbeth review – a brilliantly chilling subversion of a classic.