Great Macbeth essay

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Throughout the movie Macbeth, Originally written by the great William Shakespeare, Macbeth changes from an innocent curious man to an aggressive evil ruler. Roman Polanski, the director shows this by using a number of film techniques such as dialogue, music, special effects, lighting, colour and camera angle.

In the beginning of the movie Macbeth, Macbeth comes across as an innocent follower of King Duncan. Polanski shows this by using the framing to show all the actors involved in the scene, he doesn't just focus on Macbeth. Macbeth was wearing brighter colours which changed as Macbeth changes throughout the movie.

In the scene leading up to the three witches Polanski starts to show something is going to happen. Special effects are used such as rain and fog. The colours of the movie turn to grey and eerie music comes into action. The witches themselves come across as mysterious. When Macbeth talks to the three witches the rain... Continue Reading