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Macbeth: ClickView Films

Year 10 English

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Animated adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic play about a Scots nobleman lured by evil prophecy into treachery, murder and damnation.

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Educational program which takes one scene from the classic Shakespeare play 'Macbeth' and examines the characters and their unique position in the scene. Actors and actresses look back over the history of how a Shakespeare character has been played and then act their own interpretation of a key scene. Presented by Adjoa Andoh, who also stars as Lady Macbeth.

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Young Monash University academics Kim Edwards and Erica Hateley, provide a detailed analysis of this text. Discussion covers: characters, setting, themes, plot, structure and imagery.

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Rated: MAdsv 15+ This material can be viewed only by students 15 years of age and above once a permission slip from parent/guardian for viewing this material has been obtained. Summary: Set in the Melbourne underworld, Sam Worthington stars as a loyal henchman who plots to kill his crime boss and take over as leader.

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The horror effects that Shakespeare intended to communicate through his play, Macbeth, pale into insignificance when we witness the truly awful acting of Trevor Kervis' amateur theatre production. In this program, the roles of minor characters are explored in terms of their effects on the delivery of the themes of the play. Trevor's production is a tragedy in every sense.

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Never before has Shakespeare's 'Scottish play' been performed quite like this. Trevor Kervis, director unextraordinaire, strikes again in this farcical look at the dramatic techniques in Macbeth that have made it a favourite among thespians since Elizabethan times. Students will enjoy the quirky characters and upbeat analysis that feature in the program. If 'all the world's a stage' then Trevor Kervis must be the clown.