Revengers Tragedy (2003)

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Film adaptation of Thomas Middleton's 1607 Jacobean melodrama, `The Revenger's Tragedy'. Set in a post-apocalyptic Liverpool of the future.

Ten years ago, the Duke murdered Vindici's wife on their wedding day. Vindici fled. His family fell into poverty, while the Duke, Duchess and their decadent sons acquired wealth and power. Vindici returns and with the help of his brother Carlo, he sets about the destruction of the Duke and his entire clan. But it will not be easy. The Duke is well-protected; and his villainous first-born, Lussurioso, is determined to seduce Vindici's sister, Castiza. When the Duke's youngest son is imprisoned for the rape of a beautiful aristocrat, Imogen, Vindici sees an opportunity to test his mother and his sister, and to secure his revenge.

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