Here's How "The Tragedy Of Macbeth" Is Different From The Shakespeare Play

    "Something wicked this way comes."

    A24 and Apple TV+ have finally released their new film, The Tragedy of Macbeth, the latest cinematic adaptation of William Shakespeare's legendary play of the same name.

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    Helmed by acclaimed director Joel Coen, The Tragedy of Macbeth is a mesmerizing film to behold, and arguably one of the director's finest. Though the film does somewhat deviate from the source material, Shakespeare's works have had many different interpretations throughout history, which is what has made them so timeless. 

    Some of you high school students will probably choose to watch this movie to avoid reading homework, so before you do, let's take a look at how Coen's film differs from Shakespeare's play.


    5. The Age of the Macbeths

    Lord and Lady Macbeth sitting down, talking to each other, in "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (2021)

    4. The Three Witches

    The Three Witches standing in front of a puddle of water in "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (2021)

    3. The Third Murderer's Identity

    Ross out in a field with his index finger pointed upward in "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (2021)

    2. The Diverse Cast

    Macbeth staring up to the sky with his crown on in "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (2021)

    1. The Death of Macbeth

    Macbeth's crown lying on the dirt with someone's foot standing next to it in "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (2021)

    What are your thoughts on this list? Were there any differences in the film that I missed? Please let me know in the comments section below.