www.opusarte.com. DVD (NTSC, Region 0). Cast ; Performances; Gallery; Audio clips; Media coverage; About the work; Beyond the experience; About. The source, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, is a short novel by Nikolai Leskov, written in that very year, and previously adapted by Shostakovich into his opera of the same name.
2006.GB. Directed by Petr Weigl. “Lady Macbeth” is based not on the iconic Shakespearean character but on Nikolai Leskov’s Russian novella “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk,” which tackled the ways in which the female spirit could be stifled in the 19 th century, particularly in rural communities. Acclaimed theatre director William Oldroyd relocates Nikolai Leskov’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk to 19th-century North Eastern England, in this Gothic tale about a young woman (Florence Pugh) trapped in a marriage of convenience whose passionate affair unleashes a maelstrom of … Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk - Synopsis.
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. Directed by William Oldroyd. Her father in law, Boris Timofeyevich, is old but lustful and covets the young woman's body. That's what director Graham Vick had to say in relation to Birmingham Opera Company's 50th production, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.
A film version of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, itself suggested by the Scottish play by Shakespeare. Act I . Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk "As the walls close in around us it is a time not to bury our heads in the sand but to look ourselves directly in the eye." Price £29.99. With Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie. With Markéta Hrubesová, Galina Vishnevskaya, Michal Dlouhý, Nicolai Gedda.
About the reviewer: John Riley is a writer, lecturer, curator and broadcaster.He is the author of Shostakovich: A Life on Film (I.B. In few words: Of Shostakovich’s initial undertaking – a trilogy on the tragic destinies of Russian women through the ages – only one opera was ever written: the hard-hitting Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.
Shot in black and white and in Polish, this was released in some territories under the translation Fury is a Woman, which puts the focus squarely on the strong woman at its centre. Directed by Thomas Grimm. With Ludovít Ludha, Carole Wilson, Alexandre Kravets, Martin Vijgenboom. Opus Arte. In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. Directed by William Oldroyd. Scene I. Katerina, the young wife of the merchant Zinovi Izmailov, is bored: she loathes her husband, has no children and is driven to distraction by household chore. 236 minutes (2 discs).
With Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie.