Revengers Tragedy

Revengers Tragedy
Revengers Tragedy

Year

2002

Duration

105 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

The original Thomas Middleton play on which Revengers Tragedy is based was first published in 1606 - but this film version brings the story up-to-date, and in fact, some way beyond. Here, the year is 2011, and much of the south of England has been destroyed in a natural disaster. In a Liverpool where man has survived but the idea of "civilisation" seems to be rapidly crumbling, a character named Vindici sets out to take revenge after his wife was killed on their wedding night. This is a wild and hugely original adaptation of a Jacobean play the like of which you will have never seen before - and which will live long in your memory.

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Contains strong language, violence, and sex

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