• NYFF to open with Joel Coen's ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth'

    22 hours ago - By My Sanantonio

    Joel Coen's “The Tragedy of Macbeth” starring Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington will have its world premiere on opening night of the New York Film Festival, organizers said Thursday. The 59th edition of the festival kicks off Sept. 24.
    Washington plays the Scottish Lord and McDormand stars as the scheming Lady in Coen's black and white adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. The official description said the film is, “A work of stark chiaroscuro and incantatory rage” that nods to both the visuals and aspect ratios of Laurence Olivier's Shakespeare adaptations as well as Akira...
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