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Unlikable Characters and the Cost of Female Liberation in Lady Macbeth

The British film Lady Macbeth, directed by William Oldroyd, immediately shrouds the female protagonist with a murderous and anti-hero air.

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Lady Macbeth Is a 19th Century Period Film About Fighting “Against the Stifling Patriarchy”

Nothing to do with the Shakespeare play... except thematically.

The title of the movie Lady Macbeth might lead you to believe it's inspired by one of the meatiest and best roles in Shakespeare's Scottish play—but actually, it tells a very different story.

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