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Macbeth (1961)

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TV Movie | 85 min | Drama

The Scottish lord Macbeth, chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power. He commits regicide to become king and then furthers his moral descent with a reign of murderous terror to stay in power, eventually plunging the country...See moreThe Scottish lord Macbeth, chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power. He commits regicide to become king and then furthers his moral descent with a reign of murderous terror to stay in power, eventually plunging the country into civil war. In the end, he loses everything that gives meaning and purpose to his life before losing his life itself. Written by Anonymous See less
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William Shakespeare (play "The Tragedy of Macbeth") | Paul Almond (adaptation)
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Jan 22, 1961 (Canada)

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Sean Connery
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Zoe Caldwell
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Victoria Mitchell
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Peter Needham
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6.2 / 10 | 130 votes