Lady Macbeth (2016)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Marriage Drama, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Jul 14, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |   MPAA Rating - R
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In 1865 England, a young woman named Katherine (Florence Pugh) is trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to a much older man (Paul Hilton), and begins a passionate affair with one of the servants on her estate (Cosmo Jarvis). When her husband and father-in-law (Christopher Fairbank) discover their tryst, the lovers resort to deception and murder in order to save their relationship. Based on the novel Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov.

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feminism, loveless, marriage-arranged, passion, promiscuity