Macbeth hears the blood curdling scream of his wife, as she kills herself, and heads to the scene of the tragedy, accompanied by one of his guards. This scene is set outside of Macbeth's castle, where Lady Macbeth has killed herself.
Non Diegetic Orchestral sound is played hear, wit a very saddened, foreboding,horror themed sound to convey the shock and tragedy of the situation.
They surround Lady Macbeth's body, and a seemingly distraught guard conveys his condolences to Macbeth. The director uses an establishing shot here, to convey the Scene in its full horror.
A zoomed shot here cuts to Macbeth's response to his wife's death. He meets his guards condolences with a brief nod, but appears seemingly unemotional towards the situation, even while standing over his wife's body. Lady Macbeth's costuming, in plain clothing rather than royal clothing, should be noted, as it represents her fall from such power to the state she got to to want to kill herself in.
A close up shot on Macbeth now gives us further insight into Macbeth's twisted psychological state. he then says "She was my partner through all; the good that once existed, and the sorrow that remains. But now she is gone.Her life's candle has been blown out. I must forget of this event, for letting it trouble me furter would hold no purpose." We now see Macbeth's truly twisted psychological state.
Macbeth's position in the foreground suggests that he has already moved on from his wife's death. He summons his guards to move the body, saying that he will deal with it later He appears unphased and unemotional by the events passed.
Macbeth returns to his chambers, in which Macbet shows his first drop of sadness towards his wife's death. He then tell himself to "let it go", and prepares himself for Mcduff's oncoming assault.Macbeth remains in Royal clothing to convey his almost selfish nature, even in the midst of his wifes death.
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