William Oldroyd

United Kingdom 89 min min Fiction


Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. *Catalan première

Festivals and Awards
Fipresci in San Sebastián and Tessaloniki | Special Mention in Zurich | Cineuropa Award in Les Arcs | London Film Festival | Toronto | Sundance


William Oldroyd

(London) William studied directing at RADA before becoming Director in Residence at the Young Vic Theatre, where he directed Ghosts by Ibsen in a new version by Frank McGuinness. Lady Macbeth is his first feature film.

Filmography: Lady Macbeth (2016), In Mid Wickedness (2013), Best (curt, 2013), Christ's Dog (curt, 2011)

William Oldroyd

Film information

Director: William Oldroyd
Script: Alice Birch (based on the novel of Nikolai Leskov)
Contact: Betta Pictures
With: Christopher Fairbank, Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Length: 89 min min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2017