The mention of Lady Macbeth once having a child is certainly not a new invention created by the filmmakers for this particular adaptation of Macbeth. Shakespeare's Macbeth mentions Lady Macbeth having a child at one point.
ACT 1 SCENE VII
Lady Macbeth: I have given suck, and know how tender 'tis to love
the babe that milks me.
Shakespeare based ...
I think we can find an answer in Forman's biography and filmography.
For me, Forman is about one thing (as we can see in Hair and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), the conflict between an individual and society that claims adjusting and obedience. In Hair it's Claude against the U.S. Army, in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest it's Mac against the mental ...
It is known that Vishal Bhardwaj is a big fan of Shakespeare. So clearly he must have wanted to turn them into movies and it seems he planned to make them a trilogy at least after the second film:
"It will come because I have to complete my trilogy on Shakespeare but not in the near future," Bhardwaj said adding that he is yet to decide upon a specific ...
I think there are some hints in this interview with Forman.
First, I found this amusing:
O: What about Hair? Did something particular draw you to the play?
MF: Songs. I saw the very first public preview on Broadway of Hair,
when I was here in 1967 for some sort of festival or something. I just
loved every song. It's one of the three musicals in ...
If Roma didn't make the sale until after Williamson left the office,
how could Williamson have filed the contract?
At 24m when closing the office Williamson says, "I got to go home, grab one hour with my kids, come back here, see if any of you closed a contract, take the contract to the bank..." Much later, at around 1h27m, he also says, "...
This is a massive spoiler:
Levine and Williamson are in the car. Williamson leaves.
Roma closes the deal, goes to the office and lets the contract at the office.
The joint gets ripped off, and the burglar steals some of the contracts.
In the morning, Williamson lies to Roma saying that some contracts have been stolen but not Lingk's ...