The film was a major festival hit for the theatre director, winning awards at Zurich Film Festival, Sam Sebastian International Film Festival, Thessaloniki Film Festival and Palm Springs International Film Festival. The film is based on the 19th century novella Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk, about a young woman, played by Florence Pugh, struggling to gain strength and independence in a male dominated world.
Altitude Film Distribution will release the film in the UK on April 28. Roadside Flix is set to release the film in the United States, starting with New York and Los Angeles on June 2. William was recently signed by WME.
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