Ralph Fiennes Gets Bloody on UK Poster for Shakespeare 'Coriolanus'
feedproxy.google.com We've already seen a stylish poster and a fantastic trailer from across the pond for the modern-day set adaptation of William Shakespeare's 17th century play Coriolanus, but now director and star Ralph Fiennes looks even more intimidating than his turn as Lord Voldemort in a new quad poster from the United Kingdom.
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Coriolanus Synopsis and Credits

Caius Martius ‘Coriolanus’ (Ralph Fiennes), a revered and feared Roman General is at odds with the city of Rome and his fellow citizens. Pushed by his controlling and ambitious mother Volumnia (Vanessa Redgrave) to seek the exalted and powerful position of Consul, he is loath to ingratiate himself with the masses whose votes he needs in order to secure the office. When the public refuses to support him, Coriolanus’s anger prompts a riot that culminates in his expulsion from Rome. The banished hero then allies himself with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius (Gerard Butler) to take his revenge on the city.

"Coriolanus" stars Brian Cox, Gerard Butler, James Nesbitt, Jessica Chastain, Ralph Fiennes, and Vanessa Redgrave.

Directed by Ralph Fiennes.
Written by John Logan.
Produced by Colin Vaines, Gabrielle Tana, Julia Taylor-Stanley, and Ralph Fiennes.
Production company/distributor: The Weinstein Company.

Release Date: January 20, 2012

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