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Coriolanus (15)

Wednesday 07 September 2016 to Thursday 08 September 2016

Coriolanus (15)

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  • Director Ralph Fiennes
  • Origin United Kingdom
  • Year 2011
  • Duration 123 minutes

Ralph Fiennes made his directorial debut with his transposition of Shakespeare’s Rome set play to the mid-1990s Balkans, amid a chorus of television news pundits and up close and personal warfare.

Fiennes takes the central role of banished hero Coriolanus among a strong supporting cast including Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, James Nesbit and Vanessa Redgrave.

Part of BFI's Shakespeare On Film Season
It is a year of Shakespeare as the country marks the 400th anniversary of the writer’s death. With a host of live performances and screenings, QUAD has put together a short season of some of the best adaptations and films that have been inspired by the works.